I got this by email from friend G.H.:
Teaching Math In 1950
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit?
Teaching Math In 1960
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price, or $80. Whatis his profit?
Teaching Math In 1970
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80. Did he make a profit?
Teaching Math In 1980
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80 and his profit is $20 Your assignment: Underline the number 20.
Teaching Math In 1990
A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habitat of animals or the preservation of our woodlands. He does this so he can make a profit of $20. What do you think of this way of making a living?
Topic for class participation after answering the question: How did the birds and squirrels feel as the logger cut down their homes? (There are no wrong answers.)
Teaching Math In 2005
Un ranchero vende una carretera de madera para $100. El cuesto de la produccion era $80. Cuantos tortillas
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Obama’s pastor and longtime spiritual advisor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright said:
Obama has denounced these remarks. I heard a clip of Wright on TV this morning. And to me, this man did not sound like a Christian minister, but like a radical Muslim imam.
Obama and Wright have a long history together:
Paranoia, thy name is
In one of the greatest conspiracy stories ever spun, a billionaire living in a cave in a remote mountain range commands an army of millions who are willing to commit suicide to advance his evil plan to take over the world.
Gary and I went to the Prescott Web Design Meetup group last night. I have been trying to make this meeting for some time. It starts at 7:30 pm, making it close to the bedtime of one who gets up at 4:30 am on work days. This week Gary and I were on vacation.
It was an interesting time. There were 3 people there besides us. They are practicing web developers here in Prescott, Az. I work for a government agency and have an interest in web applications. Here’s the URL’s of those attending (other then me) in no particular order: