When Are We Ever Gonna Have to Use This?

 
 
Now you have the answer to your students' question, "When are we ever gonna have to use this?" After interviewing working people--from dentists to firefighters to carpet cleaners--the author formulated more than 350 "real-life" work problems. Students explore 60 different math topics in the problems, which are arranged by occupation and math content in three levels of difficulty. A wall chart summarizes the results, showing 100 occupations and the 71 kinds of math they require each day! Includes answers.
 

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