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Real World Math for Common Core and Ontario Curriculum


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Solar Panels

How much greenhouse gas emissions can they offset?



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Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

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Railing Reconstruction

What is the angle measure of the missing angle?



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Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Geometry and Spatial Sense, angle geometry, opposite angle theorem, parallel lines cut by a transversal.

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Penny a Day

Which would you rather: $1 Million or a Penny a Day, Doubled for a Month?



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Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Exponents, exponential notation, exponential relations, exponential functions.

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Walk Out Sequel feat. @Desmos Activity & @Knowledgehook Gameshow!

Do the two "walks" produce perpendicular lines?



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Math Topic:
Parallel and perpendicular lines

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Piling Up Systems of Linear Equations

How much does each weigh?



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Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Solving systems of linear equations, point of intersection, elimination, substitution

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Tech Weigh In Sequel

How much does each weigh?



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Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Solving systems of linear equations, point of intersection, elimination, substitution

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Walk Out

What does the distance-time graph look like?



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Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Distance-Time Graphs, Graphing Relationships, Linear Relations

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Draining The Pool

How long will it take to drain the pool?



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Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Linear and non-linear relationships including classifying positive/negative, strong/weak, predicting via interpolation and extrapolation using a line/curve of best fit on a scatter plot.

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Gimme A Break

How many pieces of the whole are there?



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Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Adding and subtracting fractions; multiplying and dividing fractions.

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