Common Core Standards Flunk Logic 101

It was professional curiosity that motivated me as a former educator to click on the link to the Common Core State Standards Initiative provided ... [T]he formula for the area of a trapezoid, A = ((b1+b2)/2)h, can be solved for h using [a] deductive ...Penguins’ Arrogance Strikes Again

I did this once before, after the weekend home-and-home with the Philadelphia Flyers back ... Too many times Fleury has come out of his net to play a puck in the trapezoid area, only to have a mix-up in where the puck should be going.- The common perception seems to be that mathematicians are somehow ... How many other formulas did you learn in Math classes over the years? Area of a Trapezoid? Volume of a Cone? Quadratic Formula? Pythagorean Theorem? Did you ever wonder how or why ...
- So now almost every company offers ``entertainment centers,'' all of them designed to accommodate an expanding array of audio and video home equipment ... and it includes unusual serpentine and trapezoid seating forms, elevated on tubular steel legs.
In ABCs of fashion, A is for A-line

Indigo: Blue dye originally derived from plants in the pea family often used to color denim ... Historically men wore it on dress clothes, but it is now more common to women. Jewel tones: Deep shades inspired by gems, including ruby red, emerald green ...

- What is a bug with two legs?
- What are the legs of the trapezoid called?
- Are the legs of a trapezoid congruent?
- What is the segments that join the midpoints of the legs of a trapezoid?
- Is the median of a isosceles trapezoid Is parallel to each of the legs?
- What between your legs?
- How many legs does an isosceles trapezoid have?
- How tall is the St Louis arch, and what is the distance between the legs?

- IN AND AROUND: Area, Surface Area and VolumeAssume the vertical/horizontal distance between one nail and ... a line segment between two ... the similar trapezoid. How do the areas of the two ...