Students analyze items from the media to answer related mathematical questions. The mathematics involved in this month's clips includes percent loss and gain, proportional reasoning, and the application of Kepler's laws, which involve exponential equations and regression.

Contributor Notes

Randy F. Hall, hallr@usd113.org, who contributed “NFL Players' Life Expectancy,” teaches mathematics at Sabetha High School in Sabetha, Kansas. He is interested in creating novel problems to help motivate students.

(Corresponding author is Hall hallr@usd113.org)
The Mathematics Teacher

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