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Math in the "real world" happens all the time, and it can involve everything from buying a car to following a simple (or complex) recipe. The "Math in Daily Life" site offers up a series of interesting ways to get students thinking about how math works in everyday life. Created by Annenberg Media, this set of interactive exercises looks at the manifestation of mathematical principles in areas of life such as home decorating, finances, and of course, cooking. In each section, users will find hands-on exercises that complement well-written essays that help introduce visitors to seven different topical areas. Finally, the site includes a list of relevant websites, including links to The Math Forum, the U.S. Census Bureau, and The Metric Conversion Card.

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  • Mathematics > Algebra
  • Mathematics > Arithmetic
  • Mathematics > Geometry
  • Mathematics > Measurement
  • Mathematics > Patterns
  • Mathematics > Statistics
  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

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    Education,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Mathematics -- Instructional issues,Mathematics -- Measurement,Mathematics -- Probability,Mathematics -- Arithmetic,Mathematics -- Patterns,Mathematics -- Statistics,Mathematics -- Informal education,Mathematics -- Algebra,Mathematics -- Geometry,Mathematics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928115700228T,NSDL

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    English

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