Math is all around us

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Math is all around us

  1. 1. Math is All Around Us<br />
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  3. 3. WHERE do we use math in our daily lives?<br />Supermarket<br />Mall<br />Home<br />School* other than math class<br />Travel<br />Sports<br />Games<br />Careers<br />
  4. 4. WHO uses math ?<br />Mom<br />Dad<br />Siblings<br />You<br />Store Owner<br />Coach<br />Teacher* other than math teacher<br />Friends<br />
  5. 5. HOW do we use math ?<br />Percentages<br />Measurement<br />Decimals<br />Fractions<br />Algebra*<br />Rates<br />Ratios<br />Statistics and Probability<br />
  6. 6. Grocery Store<br />4 for $5<br />How much do they cost?<br />Are they over $1 or under a $1<br />
  7. 7. Grocery Store<br />Which is the better buy?<br />A 24 oz box of cereal for $3.69 or a 36 oz box of cereal for $4.89?<br />More Practice<br />
  8. 8. Shopping<br />Is it the Same?<br />20% plus another 10%<br />Or<br />30% off<br />QNANZA<br />More Practice<br />
  9. 9. Home Improvement<br />Me: Can you please cut these to 29 7/8 inches?Employee: Sure, let me just set this up.(At which point I notice she is about to cut the shades to 29 2/8 inches.)Me: I really need those to be 29 7/8, 29 2/8 would be too short.Employee: 29 7/8, right. That’s what I’m doing. Just under 29 1/2.Me: 29 7/8 is just under 30, please cut them just under 30.Employee: Your math is wrong, it’s just under 29 1/2.Me: I know what I measured, please cut it to 29 7/8 which is just under 30 inches.Employee: Fine. I’ll do what you say, but you’re still wrong.Me: Just cut the shades.Employee: Ok. But you’re wrong. (She then cut the shades where I told her to.)<br />Needless to say, they fit perfectly.<br />True Story<br />More Sad, but True<br />Even more Sad, but True<br />
  10. 10. Home Improvement<br />Plumbing<br />Wallpaper<br />Paint<br />Flooring<br />Garden<br />Fencing<br />Lumber<br />
  11. 11. Home Improvement<br />LG Electronics9,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner<br />Description: Enjoy portable cooling with the LG Electronics 9,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with Remote. The 9,000 BTUs of cooling power keep a room up to 300 sq. ft. cool and comfortable, and the 2-speed fan and 2-way air direction helps spread the air evenly throughout the room. Digital controls offer precise temperature adjustments, and the remote control lets you control the air conditioner from across the room. Unit must stay upright for 24 hours before use. Unit must be vented to the outside (use included window installation kit and follow detailed installation instructions in the Owner’s Manual. Do not use extension cord(s). <br />$299.00 <br />Ships FREE with $249.00 Order <br />How much money will it cost to run my air conditioner?<br />
  12. 12. Report Card Math<br />Amazing Grade Calculator<br />What score do you need to get for Math to make honors?<br />ELA 88<br />Science 90<br />Social Studies 85<br />Reading 87<br />Religion 95<br />Math ?<br />
  13. 13. Cooking and Baking<br /><ul><li>Measuring
  14. 14. Converting Units
  15. 15. Scaling Recipes
  16. 16. Cutting Portions</li></ul>Ice Cream: The Italian Way<br />Head Chef<br />
  17. 17. Sports Math<br />Out of the 27 players to gain 3000 hits, where does Derek Jeter rank?<br />Baseball Almanac<br />MORE sports math problems<br />
  18. 18. Health<br />Big Math and Fries<br />Calories <br />Fat 1g = 9 cal<br />Carbohydrate 1g = 4 cal<br />Protein 1g = 4 cal<br />
  19. 19. Health<br />Choose a meal* from the McDonald’s Menu.<br />Calculate the percent of Fat, Protein, Carbs.<br />Did you choose the 30-30-40 breakdown?<br />What can you change?<br /> Calories Fat Protein Carb<br />Sandwich<br />Side<br />Drink<br />
  20. 20. Budget<br />Do you spend too much?<br />
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  22. 22. Next Steps<br />What do you want to be when you grow up?<br />Math in Careers<br />How do people use math on the job?<br />CLICK HERE<br />

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