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Arithmetic II


"When am I ever going to use this?"

It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question!

The Make It Real Learning Arithmetic II collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Buying Candy: Finding Unit Cost to Let Us Count the Ways: Working the License Plate Combinations, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.


Arithmetic II Activity Titles

  1. Buying Candy: Finding Unit Cost
  2. Buying Candy #2: Finding Unit Cost
  3. Buying Candy #3: Finding Unit Cost
  4. Major League Baseball Contract: Working with Large Numbers
  5. iPad Sales: Working with Sales Numbers
  6. How Many Ants? Working with Large and Small Numbers
  7. Planning a Trip: Working a Budget for a Trip
  8. Let Us Count the Ways: Working the License Plate Combinations
  9. Currency Exchange: Working with Foreign Currency Exchange
  10. Baseball Mathematics: Working with Statistics

Standards targeted: Activities are mapped to common core standards. Click for detail.

Grade Levels: 4, 5, 6, 7

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