25 Real Life Math Investigations That Will AstoundTeachers and Students

25 Real Life Math Investigations That Will AstoundTeachers and Students

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Watch as mathematics reveals the futility of depending on corn-based ethanol to lower our dependence on oil imports. Learn the surprising answer to how much money a hybrid car will save its owner because of reduced gasoline usage. Investigate math mistakes in the news media and their potential consequences. Read the true story of how a math mistake led to a commercial jet running out of fuel at 41,000 feet. Learn about the mathematics in music and scuba diving. Problems are presented at four levels of difficulty, and detailed solutions are provided.

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Author Edward Zaccaro
Publisher Hickory Grove Press
Publication Date 2007
Edition No
Pages 394
ISBN 0967991587
ISBN13 9780967991580