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# Ohio's Academic Content Standards in Mathematics

## Benchmark Resources

 Results 1 - 7 of 7: Return to Benchmarks Ohio Standard: Mathematical Processes StandardBenchmark: (Grades: 11-12) A. Construct algorithms for multi-step and non-routine problems.
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Latisha Develops an Investment Plan
ORC# 3608
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students are introduced to integer programming through practical problems in which they formulate decisions using 0-1 variables, by entering these integer variables into a decision matrix in a spreadsheet and manipulating the spreadsheet to evaluate alternative decision combinations. Activity sheets guide students step by step through the basic process....
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Finding Satisfactory Solutions
ORC# 1496
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: In this activity, students decide where to locate ice cream stands in a town so that no one has to travel too far to buy a treat. The problem-solving strategies for this problem give students a chance to grapple with the notion of proof and to decide what makes a solution satisfactory....
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Outel Semiconductor: Recruiting Circuit
ORC# 1213
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students explore a variation of the traveling salesman problem based on cost: What is the cheapest path through a network that will hit all nodes and return to the starting point? Activity sheets guide students through a brute-force approach and then a nearest-neighbor algorithm to find the cheapest route for a college recruiter to follow in...
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Speedy Delivery: Service Woes
ORC# 1212
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students explore several variations of the traveling salesman problem: What is the shortest path through a network that will hit all nodes and return to the starting point? Activity sheets guide students through a shortest path algorithm to find the best route for a delivery company driver to follow....
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Tower of Hanoi
ORC# 13833
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Resource Type: Content Supports
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: The site contains a virtual Tower of Hanoi puzzle. The puzzle, invented by the French mathematician Edouard Lucas in 1883, traditionally begins with eight disks stacked in increasing size on one of three pegs....
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Trigonometry for Solving Problems
ORC# 1111
Resource Information
Resource Type: Content Supports -- Activities and rich problems
Discipline: Mathematics