it always helps to visualize
Sports math. Doubt it would have been useful to me.
OK smart guy, explain the off-sides rule.
Hey, whatever works.
Charlie Brown knows GOLF?
Less convoluted than Common Core.
Good work Charlie Brown. I wish we had seen him smile more often like in panel 4.
Our teachers would always explain them in real life context:If Henry has six cookies, and Susan takes four of the, how many cookies does Henry have left?
My older daughter memorizes numbers using NASCAR drivers.
Hey – whatever works.
Well, I didn’t understand all that sports talk, but hey, it got him the right answers. I suppose it doesn’t matter how he got there as long as he got there!
My son used to do the same kind of thing, but with money instead of sports. Really amazed his second grade teachers that he could answer fairly difficult addition and subtraction problems in his head.
If you would like a refresher math course, Tom Lehrer has a good one here.
Infield fly is easy. Call the out in the air so the infield can not intentionally not catch the ball to turn the double play. Players are taught to stay near the bag on pop ups.
Today’s kids would need a calculator for this, or an app on their hand held device…
First problem right, Second problem wrong. It’s 4+3=7.
@Ro-GanThere’s a book called “The Physics of Superheroes” by James Kakalios which is lots of fun. Not dumbed down but not TOO technical, either.
Think your Smart! explain the 6 5 3 double play
How can his team score a touchdown when CB can’t even kick off???
I’ll defer to Tom Lehrer’s “New Math” or Abbott and Costello’s “7×13=28.”
YouTube’em. They’re hilarious.
With a Brain Like That, You’ll Surpass Everyone!