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Jabon, David; And Others – Mathematics Teacher, 1996
Presents an activity, including worksheets, that introduces the ideas behind CAT scanners and explains how they are used in medical research and diagnosis. (MKR)
Descriptors: High Schools, Lesson Plans, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Instruction
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Nord, Gail D.; Jabon, David; Nord, John – Mathematics Teacher, 1997
Presents an activity that illustrates the application of mathematics to modern navigation and utilizes the Global Positioning System (GPS). GPS is a constellation of 24 satellites that enables receivers to compute their position anywhere on the earth with great accuracy. (DDR)
Descriptors: Algebra, Communications Satellites, Data Collection, Educational Strategies