On Average Jun 2022

Most everyone in math knows these tricks — here’s a summary of techniques used to make quick mental calculations using averages. In school, I have 8 exam scores; what’s my average? 90 92 88 95 97 81 85 100 ~~~ Guess maybe 90, then mentally calculate the running residual sum using two or three numbers […]

Poetry May 2022

Posted in memory of Freda Laura Ozio [6th grade teacher at Groves Elementary, 1961]. She often read poetry to us after lunch. Surprising what one can learn when left to the whim of the teacher. https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/LRN7-35V/freda-laura-hays-1917-2007