50 years of math

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50 years of math
« on: April 22, 2008, 05:48:35 AM »
Last week I purchased a burger at Burger King for $1.58. The counter
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> girl took my $2 and I was digging for my change when I pulled 8 cents
> from my pocket and gave it to her. She stood there, holding the nickel
> and 3 pennies, while looking at the screen on her register. I
> sensed her
> discomfort and tried to tell her to just give me two quarters, but she
> hailed the manager for help. While he tried to explain the transaction
> to her, she stood there and cried. Why do I tell you this?
>
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>> Because of the evolution in teaching math since the 1950's:
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>> 1. Teaching Math In 1950's
>> A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of
>> production
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> is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit ?
>
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>> 2. Teaching Math In 1960's
>> A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100 His cost of
>> production
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> is 4/5 of the price, or $80. What is his profit?
>
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>> 3. Teaching Math In 1970's
>> A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of
>> production
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> is $80. Did he make a profit?
>
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>> 4. Teaching Math In 1980's
>> A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of
>> production
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> is $80 and his profit is $20. Your assignment: Underline the number
> 20.
>
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>> 5. Teaching Math In 1990's
>> A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and
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> inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habitat of animals or the
> preservation o f our woodlands. He does this so he can make a profit
> of $20. What do you think of this way of making a living? Topic for
> class participation after answering the question: How did the birds
> and squirrels feel as the logger cut down their homes? (There are no
> wrong answers, and if you feel like crying, it's ok. )
>
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>> 6. Teaching Math In 2008
>> Un hachero vende una carretada de madera para $100. El costo de la
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> producciones es $80. Cuanto dinero ha hecho el hachero?
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Re: 50 years of math
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2008, 01:36:17 PM »
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Re: 50 years of math
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2008, 04:31:43 AM »
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naunsa ka diha  Phoebe?nakasabot ba kaha ka sa istorya? ;D ;D

Re: 50 years of math
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2008, 02:23:47 AM »
wa ko mobasa hahahaha