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Math in the News: Issue 9--Mississippi Floods

5/16/11. In this issue we look at the flooding along the Mississippi. In particular we analyze the flooding along Memphis, Tennessee. We develop a model for predicting the amount of flooding. Note: The download is a PPT file.
Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.G.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.G.B.6, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.C.9, CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-GMD.A.3
Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Surface Area and Volume
        • Volume
Copyright Year 2011
Keywords math in the news, surface area, volume, Mississippi River, flooding, issue 9