Math equates to real-world applications at California school

05/13/2010 | San Bernardino County Sun (Calif.)

Students at a California high school discovered real-world applications for their algebra coursework, as they took turns calculating the water pressure needed to operate a fire hose. The exercise -- led by a city fire engineer -- was part of a countywide program to teach students how classroom lessons can be applied out of school. "Seeing the fact that they use the equations we do everyday to save lives is amazing," one student said. "Math really does apply to the everyday world."

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