Math Problems

Math Problems / 29.09.2015

Goal:  You are to make a recommendation on the type of fiber cement lap siding to be used. Should it be prefinished (already painted) or should you recommend unfinished fiber cement lap siding? It will need to be painted if you use unfinished cement lap...

Math Problems / 12.04.2015

Goal From your experience in wood fabrication and quadratics, develop an original product that has the ability to launch ping pong balls to hit targets at various ranges and heights using a parabolic curve Math Standards A.CED Create equations that describe numbers or relationships. F.IF Interpret functions that...

Math Problems / 02.02.2015

Not what you think. We are talking about a measure of the size of nails that uses the symbol, d. Why is it called “penny”? In England before the year 1488, the nail size was the price in pennies of 100 nails of that size. For...

Math Problems / 20.10.2014

CTE Goal: Have students understand nailing patterns and the requirements. Students will learn the quantities of fasteners needed for different portions of the home building process. Math Goal: Students will calculate rates (slopes), equations of lines, and graph the equations. Discussion points include finite and continuous, real life...

Math Problems / 26.01.2014

Mathematical Practice Standards:  Reason abstractly and quantitatively.  Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. Aaron needs to rip (cut length wise) a 2 x 10 into 3 equal strips.  He does not like working with the ugly number that is the width of the 2 x 10,...

Math Problems / 04.12.2013

Math Standard: A.CED.1 Create equations in one variable and use them to solve problems. G.CO.2 Represent transformations. CTE Standard:             Students will understand how levers and fulcrums are used in construction. Teacher Notes/Materials Needed: Ruler, cups, fulcrum, fun size candy bars, 2 x 10 x 10, CTE Situation (opener): What principle is involved in deciding...

Math Problems / 13.09.2013

Math Standard: Label ordered pairs, finding domain and range, writing inequalities Solve polynomial systems by graphing CTE Standard: Define business related terms:  demand (elastic), supply, equilibrium point; Create an Excel chart from table data; Graph a set of points on Excel – labeling via a text box; Change the axis...

Math Problems / 13.03.2013

The following table is called a rafter table in the construction industry. The table is used by carpenters to calculate the length of rafters if you know the slope of a roof. Roof Slope Rafter 2 in 12 1.014 3 in 12 1.031 4 in 12 1.054 5 in 12 1.083 6 in 12 1.118 7 in 12 1.158 8 in...