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Feeding the Cows

This mathematical activity provides students with the opportunity to solve a realistic animal care problem and become active problem-solvers. Students are encouraged to make a mathematical model of a real-life situation, identifying and incorporating relevant factors, obtain information relevant to the problem, choose and use appropriate mathematical techniques and select and use appropriate formulas to solve problems. Students are asked to decide how much silage they should fed to each cow each day.

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