Parties, You, & Math


What does math have to do with party planning?  More than you think.  You need to figure out the number of guests, the size of the location for the number of guests you’re inviting, the amount of decorations to buy, how much food you need, number of party favors, etc. 

Take this quiz to see if you have the math skills to plan a party.

QUIZ!

The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.


 

Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
Physician
$187,199/yr
$126,000/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
Stockbroker
$102,250/yr
$82,000/yr
$128,330/yr
$119,950/yr
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Figures represent salary potential.

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Dr. Cary Oberije, a postdoctoral researcher in The Netherlands, has found that mathematical models can be used to accurately predict patients' responses to treatment. Prediction models were used to analyze lung cancer patients' likelihood of survival and...

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