Climbing Mount Everest: Understanding Commutative, Associative, and Distributive Properties
This book illustrates the uses of the communicative, associative, and distributive properties of Math through the context of climbing Mount Everest. Supplying interesting and relevant information, this book explains and urges students to solve problems such as, "How much oxygen will be needed for a climb?" and "How many miles per hour will the wind be traveling at the summit of the mountain?" Provides a inquisitive relationship with math concepts, all through mathematical property use.
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Climbing Mount Everest: Understanding Commutative, Associative, and ...
Therese M. Shea
Limited preview - 2004
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