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Fridays at the University of Guelph, five minutes before the end of class, I say, "Pens down, books closed, it's "Friday Special" time!" Then I show on screen an article or
 

Summary: Fridays at the University of Guelph, five minutes before the end of class, I say, "Pens
down, books closed, it's "Friday Special" time!" Then I show on screen an article or
cartoon or letter or...something that has to do with math, the "real world" and has
absolutely nothing to do with class, assignments, or tests. It is math for fun. Often, it is
some flagrant example of how the media abuse math. I hope you use some of these. Make
them "Monday Morning" specials or "We need a break!" specials. If one falls flat,
blame me. If it works, you take the credit.This issue: Guest columnist and U of G alumna,
Suzanne Carere. Suzanne is a professor of nutrition at George Brown College and a
regular contributor to the "Vice Squad" column in the Toronto Star. This column is
reprinted with permission of TorStar.
December, 2006
Vice Squad: Froot Loops 1/3 less sugar
Less sugar, yes, but more calories
Suzanne Carere
Product: Froot Loops 1/3 Less
Sugar
Price: $4.49-$5.29 for 350g box
Total calories: 112 for a 27g
serving
Manufacturer: Kellogg Canada

  

Source: Ashlock, Dan - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph

 

Collections: Mathematics