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Extreme Math: Real Math, Real People, Real Sports


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Authors: Kip Tyler, Marya Washington Tyler
Product Code: 965
ISBN: 978-1-882664-96-2
Pages: 88
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How many seconds will it take to fall 1 mile when skydiving? While hang gliding in windy conditions, what is your maximum rate of climb during the first 6 minutes? In Extreme Math, students discover the excitement of using their mathematics problem-solving skills to answer actual questions faced by extreme sports athletes. The word problems in this book are drawn from interviews with actual people using mathematics in their chosen fields—extreme sports!

All activities are tied to the standards established by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Other books that make math fun for students include Camp Fraction, It's Alive!, and It's Alive! And Kicking!

Grades 5–10
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by Margaret Fritz
on 1/29/2012
Extreme Math
I love being able to tie my math lesson into real life situations. Extreme Math gives you those situations that are probably going to be on many people's Bucket lists and really give a subject an amazing way to think about math. The sooner students realize that math is everywhere, the better they will understand it's importance. You tell them math is all around them but this book really makes them see that.
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