Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article. The mathematics in these clips includes interpretation of graphs, computing percentages, making conjectures, and analyzing data. The first clip concerns college admission, a relevant topic for many students.

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Edited by Louis Lim, louis.lim1@gmail.com Thornhill Secondary School, Thornhill, ON, Canada

Lionel Garrison, garrison@horacemann.org Horace Mann School, Bronx, NY

Contributor Notes

Margaret Cibes, cibesm@comcast.net, and James Greenwood, jhgreenwoodJr@gmail.com, co-contributors of both “american i Do's” and “the More the Merrier,” are retired mathematics instructors. their main interest lies in the promotion of quantitative literacy.

(Corresponding author is Cibes cibesm@comcast.net)
(Corresponding author is Greenwood jhgreenwoodJr@gmail.com)
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