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Math in the News: Issue 108--Star Wars: The Box Office Awakens!

January 2016. In this issue of Math in the News we explore the dramatic box office returns of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It provides an excellent opportunity to apply concepts of linear systems. Note: The download is a PPT.

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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.IC.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.IC.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.IC.B.3, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.IC.B.4, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.IC.B.6, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.B, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSA.CED.A.3, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSA.REI.C.6
Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Probability and Data Analysis
        • Data Analysis
Copyright Year 2016
Keywords systems of equations, solving systems, profit and loss, codes, math in the news, star wars