Link of the Day
Today's link is actually a current event about history, which makes it a fantastic example of how understanding changes over time. Read this article about a math-notebook that Abraham Lincoln used. Although Lincoln had very little formal schooling, he was obviously a diligent student. Write out the themes involved in this article and the facts that you would need to explain this story to someone else. Also, think about the fact that Abraham Lincoln is such a significant figure that people study his school notes. How would Lincoln do in a modern-day math class? What would people think if they studied your class notes?
SAT Question of the Day
The SAT question of the day is a Math question that has already been addressed on this blog: click here to see an explanation.
ACT Question of the Day
The ACT question of the day is a Science question that has already been addressed on this blog: click here to see an explanation.
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