The Robertsons Go Fishin’

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Math Commander

I developed this activity for my geometry classes as an algebra review. Feel free to tweak and use for your classes. Please share your thoughts as well. A special thank you to @jennsilvermath for her assistance. 

Geometry

Algebra Review

The Robertsons go fishin’

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The Robertson family lives in Louisiana and loves to fish and hunt on the river near the property where Phil and his wife Kay live. Close by, at Prairion Bayou Recreation

Area is a boaScreen Shot 2013-08-26 at 7.54.17 AMt dock. Jace, UncleSi, Phil and Jep plan a fishing trip at their favorite camp 30 miles by river and 10 miles by land from the boat dock.

From the dock, Jace and Jep launch their pirogue (French Cajun for a small boat and pronounced pea-row) and head upstream to the camp where they go ashore and prepare for a weekend of fishing.  This trip usually takes 4 hours upstream to the camp and…

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About barbarawmadden

I began teaching in 1981, but after a few years decided staying home with my children was what was best for my family. After almost 20 years raising four children, I returned to the classroom in 2005.

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