## An Excerpt from, “The Big Book of Timmy – Middle School Math!”

26) The standard: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.B.6 Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse. The question: Timmy is palling around in Denver with Chet and Chad. They… Read more “An Excerpt from, “The Big Book of Timmy – Middle School Math!””

## Fred’s Problem – HSF.TF.B.7

My wife’s uncle recently came to me trying to find the missing angle of a right triangle. He knew the side adjacent to the angle was 12… Read more “Fred’s Problem – HSF.TF.B.7”

## A Cycling Problem – 7.G.B.4

What is the difference in distance you will travel in one revolution of a wheel if one bike you have has 26 inch diameter wheels and the… Read more “A Cycling Problem – 7.G.B.4”

## Fractional Exponents – N.RN.1

In Integrated Mathematics II students will begin the year by learning about fractional exponents. In this section they will learn that with fractional exponents the: 1. Numerator,… Read more “Fractional Exponents – N.RN.1”

## A “Bloodsport Math” Problem

When I taught Integrated Mathematics 3 at the alternative high school I worked at I created a theme based course on the 1988 movie Bloodsport. Over the… Read more “A “Bloodsport Math” Problem”

## CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.NS.C.5 – Positive and Negative Numbers in the Real World

Positive and Negative Numbers in the Real World! Meets part of Common Core standard CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.NS.C.5

## CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSA.REI.B.4: Factoring when a = 1

How to factor a quadratic when a = 1!