The Get Real Math videos showcase over 40 math skills used in the real world. The videos serve as a capstone after a skill is learned in school to be applied in a real world situation at a manufacturing company. Math skills featured are 3rd grade through high school. The lesson plans were created by math teachers.
What does a press brake have to do with math?In this video, the dimensions on a blueprint to make a box are in fractions of an inch, but when the sides of the sheet metal are bent using a press brake, the dimensions need to be entered in decimal form. You will need to convert fractional inches into decimals.
What does a conveyor have to do with math?In this video, we see that a conveyor system does not always move product horizontally or vertically. It can also move product in more than one direction at a time, including an elevation change. Building this type of conveyor incline requires more knowledge of mathematics. Let’s see how 3D geometry helps us accomplish this.
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