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Math in the News: Issue 77--Voyager Breaks Free

September 2013. In this issue we look at Voyager 1's amazing milestone: Leaving our Solar System and entering interstellar space. This provides an excellent opportunity to explore large numbers using scientific notation. Note: The download is a PPT file.

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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.A.4
Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • The Language of Math
        • Variable Explressions
Copyright Year 2013
Keywords math in the news, current events, math news, science news, business news, sports news, business news, voyager 1, scientific notation