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Cooking - Weights and Proportions
Using proportions, weight, and time while cooking a turkey.
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.
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.
Reading Notes in Musical Pieces
Time and fractions are important elements to understand when reading music notes.
The Richter Scale - Measuring Earthquake Magnitude
Earthquake scientists use logarithms when they measure the strength of an earthquake on "Richter Scale." That means that a magnitude 9 earthquake, like the big 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake, is ten times as powerful as a magnitude 8 earthquake.
 
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