Re: [gardeners] Pyrethrum

margaret lauterbach (
Fri, 17 Mar 2000 11:01:40 -0700

At 10:39 AM 3/17/2000 MST, you wrote:
>I do believe that sounds like a good one for the kids to check during their 
>home schooling time.  I'll let you know what they think.  I love it when 
>real life math comes up!
I've got a couple for you. How do you mix 1:100? And ask them to figure out
square footage of a roof on an ell-shaped building in order to buy roofing
materials? How many cubic yards of concrete should they order for a
sidewalk from the driveway to the house? How high must George jump to clear
a lawn chair? Margaret L