Education Technology

NUMB3RS - Season 3 - "Provenance" - Checkbook (Mis) Calculations

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

A running gag in "Provenance" concerns Charlie's inability to balance his checkbook. This activity examines the three most common errors in entering data and a classic problem related to one of these errors.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher Page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions page.