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Real life math mysteries : a kids' answer to the question, "what will we ever use this for?"

Author: Mary Ford Washington; Prufrock Press (Waco, Tex.),
Publisher: Waco, Texas : Prufrock Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces students to math in the real world through a series of problems drawn from a vast array of community leaders, business professionals, and city officials. The problems are designed to stimulate students' creative thinking and teach the value of math in a real-world setting.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ford Washington; Prufrock Press (Waco, Tex.),
ISBN: 1882664140 9781882664146
OCLC Number: 70137544
Notes: "Math activities designed to parallel the NCTM curriculum and evaluation standards for school mathematics"--Cover.
Author's name on cover: Marya Washington Tyler.
Target Audience: Grades 4-10.
Description: xii, 94 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Mary Ford Washington.

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Introduces students to math in the real world through a series of problems drawn from a vast array of community leaders, business professionals, and city officials. The problems are designed to stimulate students' creative thinking and teach the value of math in a real-world setting.

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