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Is That A Fact?

Every year since 1950, the number of children gunned down has doubled.

So claims one of the more dubious social statistics ever published.  If you aren't certain what's wrong with this statement, do one or more of the following:

To help your students come to an understanding of large numbers, look at the following activities.

For resources to use in creating activities that teach about numbers, look at my list of interesting numbers

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original web posting: Wednesday, May 2, 2001
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