How Crime Fighters Use Math

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In sports and in spaceflight, in cooking and in aerial combat, whether designing clothes or designing the latest video game-people in the real world are using math every day to do exciting and important work. These lively, colorful book will help you understand how math skills are essential in just about any career.

Whether collecting clues at a crime scene, analyzing there results of a lie detector test, or cracking the code in a secret message, crime fighters constantly use ...

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Overview

In sports and in spaceflight, in cooking and in aerial combat, whether designing clothes or designing the latest video game-people in the real world are using math every day to do exciting and important work. These lively, colorful book will help you understand how math skills are essential in just about any career.

Whether collecting clues at a crime scene, analyzing there results of a lie detector test, or cracking the code in a secret message, crime fighters constantly use math to catch criminals and keep people safe.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604136029
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Series: Math in the Real World Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 9 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Using Math to Fight Crime 4

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 6

Are You Telling the Truth? 8

Tracking a Criminal: Shoeprints 10

Evidence in Writing 12

Slow Down! 14

Tracking Graffiti 16

Is This Painting the Real Thing? 18

Diving for Evidence 20

Cracking Secret Codes 22

Fingerprints 24

Arson Alert! 26

If You Want to Be a Crime Fighter 28

Answer Key 29

Glossary 30

To Learn More 31

Index 32

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