Teaching maths

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Teaching maths

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1. Teaching Maths In 1950s

A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production
is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit?

2. Teaching Maths In 1970s


A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production
is 4/5 of the price, or $80. What is his profit?

3. Teaching Maths In 1980s

A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100.
His cost of production is $80. Did he make a profit ?
Yes or No

4. Teaching Maths In 1990s


A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production
is $80 and his profit is $20. Your assignment: Underline the number 20.

5. Teaching Maths In 2000s


A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and inconsiderate and cares
nothing for the habitat of animals or the preservation of our woodlands. He does this so
he can make a profit of $20. What do you think of this way of making a living? Topic for
class participation after answering the question: How did the birds and squirrels feel as
the logger cut down their homes? (There are no wrong answers, feel free to express
your feelings e.g, anger, anxiety, inadequacy, helplessness etc.)
Should you require debriefing at conclusion of exam there are counsellors available
to assist you to adjust back into the real world.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.

Blaise Pascal
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