ERIC Number: ED468389
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Mathematics in the Real World: How People in Different Professions Use Mathematics.
Rule, Audrey C., Ed.
This paper reports on a class assignment written by preservice teachers on the use of mathematics in different professions. The professions included licensed practical nurse, auto mechanic, research and development product manager for industrial cleaning products, dental office assistant, snack bar employee at a beach club, beauty salon owner and operator, apple orchard and fruit stand owner, secretary at a university alumni hall, bus person at a restaurant, video store clerk, professional mover, convenience store assistant manager, pizza restaurant server, meteorologist, and land surveyor. (YDS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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