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In 1971, Walt Disney World opened in Orlando, Florida.
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Kevin is 14 inches taller than George. The difference between Kevin and Richard is two inches less than between Richard and George. Kevin at 6'6" is the tallest. How tall are Richard and George?

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Welcome to the NCES Kids' Zone

The NCES Kids' Zone provides information to help you learn about schools; decide on a college; find a public library; engage in several games, quizzes and skill building about math, probability, graphing, and mathematicians; and to learn many interesting facts about education.

Did you Know?

Approximately 45 percent of fourth graders and 86 percent of eighth-graders in the nation had teachers who reported putting a heavy emphasis on algebra and functions in 2011, an increase for both grades as compared to 2009. (more info)

The Word of the Day

modus operandi -(n.).A method of operating. The phrase is borrowed from Latin.

The Quote of the Day

"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth."- Laertius Diogenes


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