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Problem 4, Having a Hot Time on Mars!
 
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 9-12


Astronauts landing on Mars will need to minimize their total radiation exposure. In this problem, students are given a scenario in which they use algebra and problem-solving skills to calculate in Rems the dosages of radiation an explorer on Mars would receive in various areas of the planet. A one-page teacher guide accompanies the one-page assignment.

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This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.