Real-life Math Needs

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Re: Real-life Math Needs
by Steve Crump - Thursday, 9 August 2007, 2:18 PM
I work in corrections.  I have often had students question when they would ever use some of the math that is required on the GED, and I have tried to point out real life applications.  However, most of my students simply see the GED Math as a means to a the end of passing the GED.  I could use some ideas on how to explain the practical applications of some of the GED Math such as