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Percent of Change Investigation
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nfeese
Posted 3/2/2010 11:37 AM (#2741)
Subject: Percent of Change Investigation
Math

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Location: IAKSS
Stacy Clark and Shannon Cole taught this Investigation at the Feb. 24 Math Academy in Shannon's classroom at TCHS. When looking for engaging activities, you might consider the attached! Thank you!



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BobbieG
Posted 3/2/2010 10:12 PM (#2747 - in reply to #2741)
Subject: RE: Percent of Change Investigation
Counts on fingers & toes

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Great real world apps! The homework page at the end will be a fun, different kind of assignment. I will use this!
tmullen
Posted 4/12/2010 10:19 AM (#2759 - in reply to #2747)
Subject: RE: Percent of Change Investigation
Math

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Location: Southside
I had my students research a car, then calculate the percentage increase they'd see by driving a Prius instead. They thought it was interesting and a little surprising too.
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