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This first challenge in the Figure This! list of 80 math challenges addresses the question of how long a person would have to wait in a line if holding ticket number 300. The web page points out the relevance of estimating and measuring time for industries including banking and amusement parks. The page features links to a solution hint, the solution, other related math questions, and an online and print resources related to queuing. The Did You Know link offers interesting facts from the Guinness Book of World Records. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse

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  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

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Informal Education,Process skills,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184146824T,Education,Middle School,NSDL,Upper Elementary,Grade 5,Grade 8,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Mathematics,Rate,Elementary School,Grade 6,Problem solving,Measurement,Representation,Estimation,Physics,Modeling,Grade 7

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