Issue 7 – MSC High First Batch in 1998; Doubling and Halving
In this issue
- Send us your Pictures! Relive the MSC Experience!
- Blast from the Past! MSC High School Class 1998 in Pictures
- The First One-Stop Computer Shop in San Pablo – MSC Data Exchange
- Doubling and Halving When Buying T-Shirts
- The first batch of MSC High School – class 1998
- Notes from Alumni
- MSC 7 – Doubling and Halving
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On its 4th anniversary on December 4, 1993, MSC established the MSC Data Exchange Co. a one-stop-computer-shop. It was probably the first company in San Pablo City to offer customized computer software. There were very few programmers in the city during those days but MSC had some of the best.
In this issue, we feature the first batch of graduates from MSC High School, the class of 1998.
Composed of 23 students, most of the members of the class spent only two years at MSC since MSC High School started operation only in 1996.
Class Valedictorian was Hannah Pearl “Happy” U. Isleta. Happy is now a Flight Attendant at Emirates Airlines, and she now lives at Dubai, UAE. After graduating from MSC High School, she went to Ateneo de Manila University and University of the Philippines in Diliman. Coincidentally, she is married to another MSC graduate – Eric Sangcap.
Many products can be easily obtained by applying doubling and halving together or one after another.
Example 7.1: 7 x 16 = 7 x ( 8 x 2) = (7 x 8) x 2 = 56 x 2 = 112
- Issue 1 – Creating Zeroes
- Issue 2 – All From 9 and the Last from 10
- Issue 3 – Subtraction Without Borrowing
- Issue 4 – Stories from MSC Alumni, and Multiplying by 11
- Issue 5 – Blast from the Past, The Search is on and Multiplying by 2
- Issue 6 – Nutrition Month, Carabao Fractions, Division by 2
In the Next Issue
- 25 years of MSC ( more stories )
- MSC 8 – Dividing by 4 and 8; one line division
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