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Real World Charts and Graphs

Image Source: http://www.pacificu.edu In this lesson we are looking at some real world graphs. The idea is to show people how different types of graphs can be useful for real life situations. First we take a look at Health and … Continue reading

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Football Assignment

Image Source: http://resources3.news.com.au Troy West (“The Cat Man”) sure likes to spend a day at the footy! In this post we outline a maths assignment on Football called “A Day at the Footy”. The assignment was developed by Ms Shane, … Continue reading

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AFL Ground Sizes

Image Source: http://resources3.news.com.au The Melbourne Cricket Ground “MCG” is the undisputed home of AFL Football. At the end of season Grand Final it can accommodate up to 100,000 cheering fans. The MCG actually comes in at Number 10 on the … Continue reading

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Interesting Percentages

Hmmm…there seems to be something drastically wrong with the math here. No wonder we can’t see any shoppers in the carpark! This post is about some of the interesting percents we found while searching the web to create an assignment … Continue reading

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Online Calculators and Converters

The Internet is brilliant for finding just about everything! It is especially easy to find plenty of free online apps for calculating and converting. There are free online converters for just about anything you could ever want to do.   In … Continue reading

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