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!””

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## 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”

## Real World One Step Equations – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.B.7

Suppose you and your family which includes your wife and three children is getting ready for the ski season. You order pairs of Go Fast skis for… Read more “Real World One Step Equations – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.B.7”

## Rewriting Expressions with Radicals to Expressions with Rational Exponents and Simplifying – HSN.RN.A.2

Let’s say you had the following problem √(x3)and you wanted to change that to an expression with a rational exponent. Since there is no number written in… Read more “Rewriting Expressions with Radicals to Expressions with Rational Exponents and Simplifying – HSN.RN.A.2”

## 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!