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Math in the News: Issue 97 April 15, 2014

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This Math in the News explores the construction of the iconic landmark the Washington Monument and its recent renovations due to the 2011 earthquake. Students will be able to convert dollar values based on inflation and determine the combined expense of the Washington Monument between construction and recent renovations.

Math in the News: Issue 96 April 3, 2014

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This edition of Math in the News focuses on the severe drought currently taking place in California, and how it has impacted the water resources available to the state. In this edition, students will see how to use percentages given to determine actual amounts, and to determine percents out of a whole.

Math in the News: Issue 86 January 10, 2014

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Math in the News: Issue 86.
In this issue of Math in the News we look at the foreign exchange market and the rise of the Chinese Yuan. The Yuan has become a significant player in the foreign exchange market and we look at currency exchange, and how to convert from one currency to another by solving a proportion. This issue provides an excellent opportunity to introduce the mathematics of money on the international market.

Math in the News: Issue 86 January 10, 2014

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Math in the News: Issue 86.
In this issue of Math in the News we look at the foreign exchange market and the rise of the Chinese Yuan. The Yuan has become a significant player in the foreign exchange market and we look at currency exchange, and how to convert from one currency to another by solving a proportion. This issue provides an excellent opportunity to introduce the mathematics of money on the international market.

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