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Sunday, August 22, 2010

21 Aug PhotoHunt 227: Numerical




http://tnchick.com/

When's your birthday?
What's your address?
What's your social security number?
What's your phone number?

Can you imagine the world when numerals don't exist?

When I saw this car in front of me, I was excited. 899 was the number of Dad's first car when I was little. We loved that little Fiat car, and 899 sounded like prosperous forever and ever.

I play a game with my students as we study the History of New Zealand.

10 comments:

YTSL said...

You're right - it really is very hard to imagine a world where numerals don't exist! :b

George said...

You've given us a couple of great examples of the use of numerals in every day life. Wonderful post.

Ginny said...

The car on your link is very cute. I get sentimentally attaced to our cars, as well. We even give them names! Our currant car is Monty. The game looks fun and interesting.

Carver said...

It seems like there are more and more numbers to remember these days. Great take on the theme.

jams o donnell said...

Ah it would be impossible for us to function without numbers... well I suppose we could but at a much less advanced level.

Great take on the theme

Cheryl said...

It seems as if we are overwhelmed with numbers for everything!

Life Ramblings said...

I find it amazing how numerals play such an incredible role in our lives.

magiceye said...

our days are numbered too! lol!!

Ruth said...

Too many numbers and passwords exist for my brain some days!

Gattina said...

I hate numbers and math, so I try to imagine a world without, lol !