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Trying to find the area and volume of conic »ec«ion can be a hard thing to do. Sieve Hartclt beginv to realirc that hr it coon Ion in the vpacc of the cone.
Calculator! have become an everyday nccevvity to million! of people. To aid them in their calculuc homework. Marian McCart and Nancy Spcctor employ the ever-popular machine.
X + 3=48-12
English? No, Math
After spring vacation. 3 students enrolled in Geometry. This made a total of 48 students but 12 went back into Algebra. How many students stayed in Geometry? Students who had a math class experienced at least one story problem in their time.
For the past 126 years mathematicians have had the choice of such courses as Applied Math. Algebra and Geometry. For the upcoming year, those students who enjoy computers will be able to enjoy a course called Computer Science, under one condition. they had already achieved a passing grade in Algebra and Geometry.
For future mathematicians who planned to come to the Rock their choice of math courses increased, but how far they excel is left up to them. J|?
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Having all ihc material for Geometry i» a mini. Bui if by chance one doe forget, like Sue Sharp, one ha to do the bc t one can with material at hand.
Getting away from normal bookwork doevn't mean problem ol ing end , ( and Leonard, Cheryl Scott. David Baber and Darin Venn challenge each other and themvelve in a math game.
Taking ome time at the end of the period can be fun and rewarding. Computer-head . Terry Tingle. Clancy Nunn. Noel Vickers and Danny Koevter take a few minute to experiment on the Apple Computer in Mr. Wood' claw
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Teachers giving students
"Business is not just for the college-bound. It is for everyone," stated Mrs. Ballard. Several of the courses offered were directed at future owners and managers while others concentrated on life skills.
Typing, a life skill, presented students with the opportunity to practice self-discipline while mastering the keyboard. On days before vacation, students were given a choice of typing "mysteries”. If the directions were followed correctly, the result was pictures that they could hang on a wall. Some of the "mysteries" included a portrait of John F. Kennedy, a swan, a horse's head, a Christmas ornament and Santa Claus. For a Christmas project, the students sent letters and cards to hospitalized Veterans. "It gives those people something to look forward to. Many don't have any family of friends,” explained Mr. Ncuerburg.
Data Processing is a combination of personal and business. Those who wanted exposure to the types of computers available and the different languages took this class. Those who wanted it for business purposes took it to learn how to write and analyze self-written programs.
With the busy schedules of teachers, some employ students to help them. Lon Kirgan assists Mr. Neuerhurg in taking the
Testing the accuracy of the computer Dasc Bjorkman works out the problem by hand as Stese Bailv checks the answers against what the computer has printed.
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