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Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article. This month features two news clips on a lottery winner; the mathematics involved includes probability and combinatorics and some locus problems.

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Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article. Some media pieces about lumber provide an opportunity for work in graphing, volume, and restricting domains to real-world settings.

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Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article.

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Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article. This month's clips deal with the growth of Facebook and a geometric algebra problem that appeared in an obituary for George Lenchner, founder of the Math Olympiads. The mathematics involved in these clips includes scientific notation, proportional reasoning, exponents, exponential growth, and quadratic equations.

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Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article. The mathematics involved in this month's articles includes exponents, exponential equations, logarithmic equations, data analysis, linear functions, and regression.

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Why do tall guys find it easier to get dates than us normal-sized guys?

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Forgeries and circulation prompt questions related to coin production data.

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Rational functions and inverse variation underlie questions about fish tanks.

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Short items from the media focus mathematics appropriate for classroom study.

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An activity involving ice cream is the focus of this month's Mathematical Lens.