[Numeracy 472] Re: Puzzle/Thought of the Day

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Chip Burkitt chip.burkitt at orderingchaos.com
Thu Aug 5 20:20:03 EDT 2010


John and his 28 friends used 5 nickels and 4 pennies to pay their
fares, so there were no dimes involved at all.

On 8/5/2010 9:48 AM, Istas, Brooke wrote:

>

> Hello All!

>

> I have been working with my director on designing a research project

> that will show quantitatively that Adult Educators know how to teach

> and retain development math (numeracy) students who are not college

> ready better than an on-line program. While I love the on-line math

> program that is used by our mathematics department, I believe that

> low-level learners need to build self-confidence, deal with their

> emotions, and build connectivity. I am interested in what my

> colleagues think and feel about on-line numeracy education. Can it be

> done?

>

> Have a great day!

>

> Brooke Istas

>

> Thursday Puzzle:

>

> John and a group of his friends took a bus trip. Each person paid the

> bus driver with the same combination of 9 coins. If the bus driver

> received $8.41 from the group, how many dimes did he receive?

>

>

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