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Math in the Real World

  • Math in the Real World
  • Imprint: Chelsea Clubhouse
  • Format: eBook
  • Status: Available
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How Astronauts Use Math
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How Baseball Managers Use Math
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How Chefs Use Math
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How Crime Fighters Use Math
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How Deep Sea Divers Use Math
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How Fashion Designers Use Math
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How Fighter Pilots Use Math
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How Nurses Use Math
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How Race Car Drivers Use Math
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How Video Game Designers Use Math
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"...bright and colorful...would be useful to supplement lessons on mathematics."


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Summary

Math is used in everyday life for key activities ranging from rescuing hikers stranded in the wilderness to exploring deep-sea shipwrecks to designing video games. The full-color Math in the Real World set will help young readers gain a deeper understanding of mathematic principles by showing how they are applied in the real world in a variety of high-interest activities and professions. Join astronauts rocketing into space or chefs cooking a meal to discover how they use math to do their jobs.

Concepts and skills emphasized include:

  • Number Sense and Operations
  • Problem Solving
  • Estimation
  • Measurement
  • Data Analysis
  • Algebraic Thinking
  • Geometry and Spatial Sense
  • And more.