Monday, March 24, 2014

40% of 9th graders play sports...Math Challenges for the Old/New SAT and the Common Core

David Coleman of the College Board has stated that ratios, percents, etc., will be an important focus of the new SAT, particularly in an applied setting.The MathCast below demonstrates a classic medium-hard percent word problem which should continue on all of our "new" assessments.

Watch "40% of the 9th grade... Percents,New SAT and…" on YouTube-40% of the 9th grade... Percents, the New SAT and…:

I encourage all my readers to offer constructive criticism re both the content and the technology of these videos and suggest topics/problems for future MathCasts.

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