This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one …

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: A small square is a square unit. What is the area of this rectangle? Explain. What fraction of the area of each rectangle is shaded blue? Name the frac...

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one …

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: The number line below shows two numbers, 0 and 1. Where is $\frac74$ on this number line? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEzH_PbHZIw...

The math learning center is an app and online platform that allows …

The math learning center is an app and online platform that allows students to use manipulatives virtually. In this activity, students will use virtual manipulatives to add fractions with unlike denominators

Students will use the Census Business Builder: Small Business Edition data access …

Students will use the Census Business Builder: Small Business Edition data access tool to gather and analyze information that entrepreneurs may consider when opening a business. This introductory activity assumes that students have limited experience using data access tools.

: Fundamental mathematics for adult learners. Book 4 includes a Table of …

: Fundamental mathematics for adult learners. Book 4 includes a Table of Contents, Glossary, Grades Records, Self Tests, Practice Tests and Unit Tests. Ancillary Resources include the Instructor's Manual. This is 1 of a series of 6 books in the ABE Math collection.

This Nrich problem requires a sound understanding of the relationship between part …

This Nrich problem requires a sound understanding of the relationship between part and whole. It could be used as part of a lesson on finding fractions of numbers and quantities.

This Nrich interactive environment can be used with students, perhaps on an …

This Nrich interactive environment can be used with students, perhaps on an interactive whiteboard, for many different purposes. These might include, for example, exploring ideas associated with factors and multiples, or addition and subtraction. It is also an ideal context in which to investigate fractions and ratio, or to look at finding combinations.

Students learn about and practice converting between fractions, decimals and percentages. Using …

Students learn about and practice converting between fractions, decimals and percentages. Using a LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robot and a touch sensor, each group inputs a fraction of its choosing. Team members convert this same fraction into a decimal, and then a percentage via hand calculations, and double check their work using the NXT robot. Then they observe the robot moving forward and record that distance. Students learn that the distance moved is a fraction of the full distance, based on the fraction that they input, so if they input ½, the robot moves half of the original distance. From this, students work backwards to compute the full distance. Groups then compete in a game in which they are challenged to move the robot as close as possible to a target distance by inputting a fraction into the NXT bot.

In this Nrich problem, the familiar context of sharing provides an opportunity …

In this Nrich problem, the familiar context of sharing provides an opportunity in which to explore fractions in a variety of ways. The task involves finding fractional quantities of whole numbers as well as dividing a unit into equal pieces.

In this 35-day Grade 3 module, students extend and deepen second grade …

In this 35-day Grade 3 module, students extend and deepen second grade practice with "equal shares" to understanding fractions as equal partitions of a whole. Their knowledge becomes more formal as they work with area models and the number line.

This 20-day module gives students their first opportunity to explore decimal numbers …

This 20-day module gives students their first opportunity to explore decimal numbers via their relationship to decimal fractions, expressing a given quantity in both fraction and decimal forms. Utilizing the understanding of fractions developed throughout Module 5, students apply the same reasoning to decimal numbers, building a solid foundation for Grade 5 work with decimal operations.

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one …

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: A small square is a square unit. What is the area of this rectangle? Explain. What fraction of the area of each rectangle is shaded blue?

This Nrich activity offers free exploration that can help youngsters with their …

This Nrich activity offers free exploration that can help youngsters with their development of the concepts associated with fractions. It provides a chance for meaningful mathematical discussion and sharing of current understanding, in addition to offering opportunities for challenging misconceptions.

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