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 Jusselin 12-24-2009 12:36 PM

Teaching Math Over the Years

1. Teaching Math In 1950s A logger sells a truckload of lumber for \$100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit ?

2. Teaching Math In 1960s A logger sells a truckload of lumber for \$100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price, or \$80. What is his profit?

3. Teaching Math In 1970s A logger sells a truckload of lumber for \$100. His cost of production is \$80. Did he make a profit?

4. Teaching Math In 1980s A logger sells a truckload of lumber for \$100. His cost of production is \$80 and his profit is \$20. Your assignment: Underline the number 20.

5. Teaching Math In 1990s A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habitat of animals or the preservation of our woodlands. He does this so he can make a profit of \$20. What do you think of this way of making a living? Topic for class participation after answering the question: How did the birds and squirrels feel as the logger cut down their homes? (There are no wrong answers, and if you feel like crying , it's ok.)

6. Teaching Math In 2009 Un hachero vende una carretada de maderapara \$100. El costo de la producciones es \$80. Cuanto dinero ha hecho

 General_lee 12-24-2009 12:54 PM

LMAO!
It's the damn truth

 Jusselin 12-24-2009 01:25 PM

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 Originally Posted by General_lee (Post 203726) LMAO! It's the damn truth

 unknownhero82 12-24-2009 04:20 PM

as funny as that is...it just makes me sad on so many levels

 Jusselin 12-24-2009 06:37 PM

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 Originally Posted by unknownhero82 (Post 203821) as funny as that is...it just makes me sad on so many levels
yup, goodbye america

 CCW357 12-24-2009 10:00 PM

Yep, Press #1 for English... Just burns me......

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