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ERIC Number: EJ1001247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jul
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5785
Parking Problem
Foster, Colin
Mathematics Teaching, n229 p47-48 Jul 2012
This is the story of a real problem, not a problem that is contrived, or invented for the convenience of the appropriate planning tool. This activity by a group of students, defined simply as "8FN", might be likened to an "end of term concert". If you just happened to be a delegate at the ATM Conference 2003 you might remember the analogy. Social issues are discussed along with practical necessities. Even Google maps had a part to play in the classroom activity. Might this problem work for you? (Contains 5 figures.)
Association of Teachers of Mathematics. Unit 7 Prime Industrial Park, Shaftesbury Street, Derby, DE23 8YB, UK. Tel: +44-1332-346599; e-mail: admin@atm.org.uk; Web site: http://www.atm.org.uk/mt/index.html
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom