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Cooking - Weights and Proportions
Using proportions, weight, and time while cooking a turkey.
Creative Cooking
Learning how to manipulate recipes using math.
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.
Medicine and Math
Doctors and nurses use math every day, doing routine tasks such as writing prescriptions or administering medication to patients. Math can also be seen in more advanced medical procedures such as CAT scans and the treatment of kidney stones.
Music, Math, and Patterns
We use math to read music, to describe and define music, and to create beauty witin music. Math and music relate through patterns.
Ratios and Proportions Used in Medicine
Nurses particularly use proportions on a regular basis when following doctor's orders.
Using Math to Find Your Body Mass Index (BMI)
Although there are advanced machines that digitally find a person's BMI, you can also find it manually using an equation.
 
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