Thursday, August 26, 2010

Math problem of the week: 1900's algebra vs. Core-Plus Mathematics

I. From the final problems in Wentworth's New School Algebra (published in 1898):











II. From the final problems in the contemporary high-school text, Core-Plus Mathematics Contemporary Math In Context, Course 2:











III. Extra Credit


Estimate the ratio of time expenditure to mathematics practice in each exercise.

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