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ERIC Number: ED183410
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 50
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Mathematics in Baseball. Topical Module for Use in a Mathematics Laboratory Setting.
Stitt, Mary; Ostrom, Nat
The objectives of this module include: (1) improving general arithmetic skills including whole numbers, fractions, and decimal fractions; (2) learning to compute averages; (3) strengthening knowledge of percent; (4) learning to locate needed information or statistical data; (5) reviewing or learning the use of the Pythagorean Theorem; (6) reinforcing knowledge of the concepts of area and volume; (7) learning to locate points on a coordinate system; and (8) making calculations related to a circle. Several strong recommendations concerning the use of this module are given. These are: (1) for motivational reasons, it should be used during baseball season, and (2) the annual film on the World Series produced by the Coca Cola Company should be shown as an introduction to the module. (MK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Center for Pre-Coll. Mathematics, Denver, CO.
Note: For related documents, see SE 030 304-322; Baseball statistics marginally legible; Best copy available