A Day Without MathA Day Without Math
By: Cami C., Austin P., and Tayler H.By: Cami C., Austin P., and Tayler H.
Have you ever wonderedHave you ever wondered
what your day would be like ifwhat your day would be like if
you didn’t have math?you didn’t have math?
To answer that question….To answer that question….
we will go throughwe will go through
a day with Douga day with Doug
without mathwithout math
At the beginning of the day,At the beginning of the day,
Doug woke up lateDoug woke up late
because the alarmbecause the alarm
clock wouldn’t workclock wouldn’t work
Now Doug leaves the house late…Now Doug leaves the house late…
He drives away andHe drives away and
finds that the gas tankfinds that the gas tank
is empty. Consideringis empty. Considering
the gas tank usesthe gas tank uses
math, he doesn’tmath, he doesn’t
know how much toknow how much to
put in the car, andput in the car, and
then his car dies, andthen his car dies, and
Doug gets stranded.Doug gets stranded.
So Doug starts walking to work…So Doug starts walking to work…
After walking threeAfter walking three
miles, Doug finallymiles, Doug finally
gets to work and getsgets to work and gets
yelled at A LOT!yelled at A LOT!
Doug is a rocket scientist…Doug is a rocket scientist…
While designing theWhile designing the
rocket, Doug found herocket, Doug found he
had to use ahad to use a
computer, and ofcomputer, and of
course, it didn’t work.course, it didn’t work.
Moving on from the design of theMoving on from the design of the
Doug has to make theDoug has to make the
measurements tomeasurements to
make the rocketmake the rocket
accurate, and ofaccurate, and of
measurements aremeasurements are
dealing with math, sodealing with math, so
it doesn’t work out.it doesn’t work out.
Now, for the finale…Now, for the finale…
They now have to tryThey now have to try
out the rocket, keep inout the rocket, keep in
mind, not everythingmind, not everything
worked out in theworked out in the
making of the rocket.making of the rocket.
So when they finallySo when they finally
launch it, it blows up.launch it, it blows up.
After that disaster…After that disaster…
Doug’s company getsDoug’s company gets
sued and Doug losessued and Doug loses
his job, then Doughis job, then Doug
has to walk homehas to walk home
because his car gotbecause his car got
When Doug finally gets home…When Doug finally gets home…
The garage codeThe garage code
doesn’t work, so hedoesn’t work, so he
has to break throughhas to break through
the window of his ownthe window of his own
Doug at last goes to bed…Doug at last goes to bed…
And says, “A day without math SUCKS!!!!!!!”And says, “A day without math SUCKS!!!!!!!”
So you can clearly see that you need math in yourSo you can clearly see that you need math in your
everyday life.everyday life.
If you have any questions….If you have any questions….
Call 811-MATH orCall 811-MATH or
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