### Ratio and Proportion

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#### Just some March Madness math

Today, March 12th, is selection Sunday. Tomorrow we'll know how the college basketball teams are seeded and bracketology can begin. Introduce your students to the meaning and excitement of March ...

#### Whole lot of cookies

Jennifer Fairbanks from Hopkinton, MA sent us this picture of the cookies that she baked in 4 hours using 13 eggs and 5 cups of sugar. Do you see some math here? Do you have an add...

#### A&W's bigger burger

﻿ A&W offered a bigger, tastier burger but it didn't succeed in grabbing customers away from the hugely popular McDonald's quarter pounder. The A&W third pounder...

#### John Urschel, retired Baltimore Raven and Black mathematician

John Urschel is a young man with several seemingly disparate characteristics and talents.  He is an athlete and a mathematician and he is a black man and a mathematician.  He loves what he...

#### Crazy basketball score

Wow! Look at that score! There were some scoreboard malfunctions in this December 15, 2020, pre-season game.  What might have been the final score if this game progressed at this rate? ...

#### Do you want to be an NBA virtual fan?

For health concerns, professional sports now have no actual live fans. To help generate the excitement and semblance of fans, some teams use cardboard cutouts of people.  Some use Zoom screens ...

#### K-Pop and BTS, how much can they earn from Youtube and Spotify?

Bring a little K-pop music to your class with this activity. Jason Kibbe, a terrific middle school math teacher in Chambersburg, PA, sent us an activity that he created for one of his stude...

#### Drill bit fractions

Act One:  Drill bits are measured by the diameter of the bit in inches. The drill bits below are ordered left to right in increasing size. The numerators in the fractions have been black...

#### NHL Playoff games can sure last a long time!

Revised! We're watching another Stanley Cup playoff now. Will there be any really long games during the playoffs? In 2013, a Stanley Cup playoff match between the Bruins and Blackhawks wen...

#### Pixar versus DreamWorks

Animated films are a billion dollar industry.  The two biggest producers of animated films are DreamWorks and Pixar.  The two have been going head to head for more than ten years now. So h...