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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

This Game Really Is Worth 1000 Worksheets

"Of course you realize, this means war."

I learned about this from Denise at Let's Play Math - turn evaluating expressions or comparing quantities into a game of War. For some reason, every kid loves War. I used it today for the trig classes to mentally evaluate the values of logs. It was a big hit. I made decks of 30 by printing out these (word doc) and introducing them to Mr. Paper Cutter. Here is the pdf (Thank you, Kenneth.)