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Backpage: My Favorite Lesson
The Back Page: My Favorite Lesson: Angling for Enthusiasm Hooks Students

Christopher P. Reisch 

November 2010, Volume 104, Issue 4, Page 328

Abstract:
An algebra activity that was developed around a common Western New York recreation—fishing. Students use a fish-weight formula to estimate the weights of various artifacts and then analyze the degree of fit between the formula and data collected on classmates.

Keywords:
Article
Algebra
Activities
Grades 9-12
Problem Solving / Problem Posing