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# Category: math

## Ski Season is Coming Soon! – 4.MD.A.1

24) CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.MD.A.1 – Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec.… Read more “Ski Season is Coming Soon! – 4.MD.A.1”

## Math in Life

In my younger years I used to be a competitive road cyclist and coach. People wonder how math is used in sports and I tell them that… Read more “Math in Life”

## Is the Graph of Brady’s Winning Superbowl Throw Linear or Nonlinear? – 8.F.B.5

In the graph below is a graph of a linear or non-linear function? The answer is nonlinear, because for a function to be linear it must be… Read more “Is the Graph of Brady’s Winning Superbowl Throw Linear or Nonlinear? – 8.F.B.5”

## CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.C – Solve real-world and mathematical problems leading to two linear equations in two variables

The following is an example from one of my worksheets I am developing aligning with Common Core standard 8.EE.C.8.c. (That and it is a fun one about… Read more “CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.C – Solve real-world and mathematical problems leading to two linear equations in two variables”

## Does CNN Know What Random Sample Means?

I titled this, “Does CNN Know What Random Sample Means?,” because when you conduct a poll your random sample is supposed to be representative of the population… Read more “Does CNN Know What Random Sample Means?”

## An Excerpt from, “Timmy’s Adventures in 2nd Grade Math”

2) CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.OA.A.1 Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and… Read more “An Excerpt from, “Timmy’s Adventures in 2nd Grade Math””

## An Excerpt From my New eBook, “Timmy’s Adventures in Kindergarten Math”

34) The standard: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.MD.A.2 Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/”less of” the attribute, and describe the… Read more “An Excerpt From my New eBook, “Timmy’s Adventures in Kindergarten Math””

## Why the CNN Poll Cannot be Trusted

I know I blog for a mathematics website, but reading the post debate news this morning I feel the need to blog about the CNN debate poll.… Read more “Why the CNN Poll Cannot be Trusted”