ERIC Number: EJ541819
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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A Popcorn Project for All Students.
Taylor, Lydotta M.; King, Joann L.
Mathematics Teacher, v90 n3 p194-200 Mar 1997
Describes a project combining precalculus and transition mathematics students focusing on popcorn by comparing popping ratios of different brands of popcorn and finding what size box could hold the most popped corn. Project design required group effort and cooperation. Students exhibited growth of positive attitudes toward the study of mathematics and more confidence in mathematical ability. Includes three activity sheets. (PVD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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