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Math in the News: Issue 6--The BP Oil Spill, a Year Later

4/25/11. In this issue we discuss the BP oil spill one year after the spill. In particular we look at how damaging oil spills are to marine life and to oxygen levels in the water. Note: The download is a PPT file.

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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.RP.A.2
Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Probability and Data Analysis
        • Data Analysis
Copyright Year 2011
Keywords math in the news, ratios, proportions, equations, oil spill, BP oil spill, issue 6