• 57 Great Math Stories and the Problems They Present

57 Great Math Stories and the Problems They Present

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This book provides challenging, realistic, humorous, sometimes even whimsical problems. Each problem was carefully created to develop critical thinking skills and problem-solving strategies. Students are required to use mathematical ideas and concepts to find solutions to the problems that are created by the stories presented. A wide variety of computational skills including whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents is reinforced. Each story is followed by thought-provoking and engagingquestions. Students are encouraged to develop a variety of strategies to find the solutions. Stories can be used for individual work, in teams, and in cooperative learning groups. Based on NCTM Standards. 128 pp
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