Get the Math

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Get the Math is a multimedia project about algebra in the real world. See how professionals working in fashion, videogame design, and music production use algebraic thinking. Then take on interactive challenges related to those careers.

  • Math in Basketball

    Using segments and web interactives from Get the Math, this self-paced lesson helps students see how Algebra I can be applied in basketball, challenging them to use algebraic concepts and reasoning to calculate the perfect free throw shot.

    Grades: 7-10
  • Math in Fashion

    Using segments and web interactives from Get the Math, this lesson helps students see how Algebra I can be applied to the world of fashion, challenging them to use algebraic concepts and reasoning to modify garments and meet target price points.

    Grades: 7-10
  • Math in Music

    Using segments and web interactives from Get the Math, this lesson helps students see how Algebra I can be applied in the music world, challenging them to use algebraic concepts and reasoning to calculate the tempos of different music samples.

    Grades: 7-10
  • Math in Restaurants

    Using segments and web interactives from Get the Math, this self-paced lesson helps students see how Algebra I can be applied to how restaurants price items on their menus.

    Grades: 7-10
  • Math in Special Effects

    Using segments and web interactives from Get the Math, this self-paced lesson helps students see how Algebra I can be applied in special effects, challenging them to use algebraic reasoning to calculate lighting high-speed effects like explosions.

    Grades: 7-10
  • Math in Videogames

    Using video segments and web interactives from Get the Math, this lesson helps students see how Algebra I can be applied in the world of videogame design and challenges them to use algebraic reasoning to plot the linear paths of items in a videogame.

    Grades: 7-10

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