I thought this was funny….and too true.

Teaching Math In 1950

A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is

4/5 of the price. What is his profit?

Teaching Math In 1960

A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is

4/5 of the price, or $80. What is his profit?

Teaching Math In 1970

A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is

$80. Did he make a profit?

Teaching Math In 1980

A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is

$80 and his profit is $20 Your assignment: Underline the number 20.

Teaching Math In 1990

A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and

inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habitat of animals or the

preservation of our woodlands. He does this so he can make a profit of

$20. What do you think of this way of making a living? Topic for class

participation after answering the question: How did the birds and

squirrels feel as the logger cut down their homes? (There are no wrong

answers.)

Teaching Math In 2007

Un ranchero vende una carretera de maderapara $100. El cuesto de la

produccion era $80. Cuantos tortillas se puede comprar?

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