Steve Jobs By Claire Reinhard
First Years • Steven Paul Jobs • born February 24, 1955 • born and raised in San Francisco,CA • adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs
Interesting Facts • called founder of Hewlett Packard for help on high school project and got hired for summer job at Hewlett Packard • once owned movie studio that created Finding Nemo and Toy Story • unknowingly met birth father at his birth father’s restaurant • whenever he made presentation in public he wore blue jeans, sneakers and a black turtleneck • vegetarian
Apple • Steve started Apple company with Stephen Wozniak in the Jobs’ garage • 2001- first iPod • 2010- first iPad • 2007 -first iPhone • his idea to make iPod, iPhone, iPad • now most valuable technology company in the world
Death • October 5, 2011 • around 3:00 PM • died in his CA home • Apple announced his death
Apple announced his death: “We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today. Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of the countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is a better place because of Steve. His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his extraordinary gifts.’’ -Apple
2011 Fiscal Year Sales Sales of Apple products in millions • iPod- 42,720,000 • iPhone- 72,270,000 • iPad- 32,390,000
Math Problem 1 (average) Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955. He died October 5, 2011. Exactly how old was he?
Math Problem 2 (challenging) The iTunes store opened April 28, 2003. As of October 4, 2011, the iTunes store has sold 16,000,000,000 songs. What is the average number of songs purchased every day?
Math Problem 3 (super hard) Steve Jobs bought Pixar for $10,000,000. Later he sold Pixar to Disney for $7,400,000,000. What was the percent profit that he earned?
Math Problem Answers • Q1- 56 years, 7 months, 9 days • Q2- 5,201,560 songs per day • Q3- 73,900%