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The topic of acoustics further demonstrates how sound can be manipulated to provide desired results for a good hearing environment for speech or music. The interdisciplinary approach to these ideas allows student the opportunity to use mathematics to interpret the science. The primary objective is to create more interest in mathematics as students have the experience of using mathematics as a tool and not in the usual isolation.
The approach should be geared to the performance level of the class - students should have the basic algebraic skill of substituting in a formula.
(Recommended for Algebra, grade 8.)