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Practical Uses of Math and Science

A collection of brief examples showing how math and science
topics taught in K-12 classes can be used in interesting settings,
including every day life.


Featured PUMAS Example

  • Finding All Solutions to a Puzzle

    The non-zero digits can be organized into a 3-by-3 array such that each row, rneach column, and each diagonal adds up to the same total. How many solutions rnare there? Find and describe them.

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The PUMAS examples are aimed primarily at helping pre-college teachers enrich their

presentation of topics in math and science.


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