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50 Years of math.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 11:33 am    Post subject: 50 Years of math. Reply with quote

I wish this was mine but it isn't. I still think its good.


Fifty Years of Math 1957 - 2009
Last week I purchased a burger at Wendy's for $1.58. The counter girl took my $2 and I was digging for my change when I pulled 8 cents from my pocket and gave it to her. She stood there, holding the nickel and 3 pennies, while looking at the screen on her register. I sensed her discomfort and tried to tell her to just give me two quarters, but she hailed the manager for help.
While he tried to explain the transaction to her, she stood there and cried. Why do I tell you this? Because of the evolution in teaching math since the 1950s:
1. Teaching Math In 1950s
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit?
2. Teaching Math In 1960s
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price, or $80.
What is his profit?
3. Teaching Math In 1970s
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80. Did he make a profit?
4. Teaching Math In 1980s
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80 and his profit is $20.
Your assignment: Underline the number 20.
5. Teaching Math In 1990s
A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habitat of animals or the preservation of our woodlands. He does this so he can make a profit of $20. What do you think of this way of making a living? Topic for class participation after answering the question: How did the birds and squirrels feel as the logger cut down their homes? (There are no wrong answers, and if you feel like crying, it's ok.)
6. Teaching Math In 2009
Un hachero vende una carretada de madera por $100. El costo de la produccion es $80. Cuanto dinero ha hecho?
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 12:36 pm    Post subject: Re: 50 Years of math. Reply with quote

That was a great laugh, the sorry thing is for the most part it is true.

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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2009 6:26 am    Post subject: Re: 50 Years of math. Reply with quote

True - They don't sell many products without the Spanish translation .

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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2009 3:58 pm    Post subject: Re: 50 Years of math. Reply with quote

Whats Math?

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PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2009 2:04 am    Post subject: Re: 50 Years of math. Reply with quote

Least those Spanish people are learning good math -I think . One year of Spanish class can be forgotten pretty fast -even if it was only 2 years ago.

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