  Math Central - mathcentral.uregina.ca  Math Beyond School    math beyond school Articles suitable for students from kindergarten to grade 5:    1/1    Applications of Integers Integers are everywhere. Negative integers, which may be less obviously seen, can be found on thermometers, in hockey, when measuring altitude, and in banks. Chess The game of chess has many mathematical applications, other than the obvious concepts of problem solving and logic. Cooking Conversions When working with recipes, it is important to understand how to convert temperatures and imperial/metric units. Cooking - Weights and Proportions Using proportions, weight, and time while cooking a turkey. Creative Cooking Learning how to manipulate recipes using math. Games of Strategy The strategy behind particular games, such as chess, sudoku, or mancala, can be mathematically analyzed as Combinatorial Game Theory. Making Enough: Working with Recipes Working with recipes and fractions to produce just the right amount of food. Math in the Kitchen The mathematics involved in cooking is very broad and includes making conversions, working with numbers in recipes, operations with fractions, and estimating time and cost, among other things.     1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français