## Thursday, October 18, 2007

### Mary's First Growing Post

QUESTION 3
To find out which fraction is larger, you have to do each step. First, is 1/2. half of 60 is 30, so we already have 30 minutes. 1/6 of an hour is 10 minutes because 60 divided by 6 is 10. so 10+30=40 minutes.

In the next question, there's a 1/4, so 1/4 of an hour is 15 minutes. Then 7/12 of an hour is 60 divided into 12 equal sections. One of the sections would = 5 min. so 7 5's is 35. 35+15=50.
50 is larger than 40, therefore the second question is larger.

QUESTION 4

QUESTION 5
The strategies that Liezl and I have used, are that we divided 60 by whatever # to get which km we have to mark at. We also used a picture to determine which mark goes where, we kinda had to ..

QUESTION 7
For the km markers on every twelfth, sixth and third, we just divided 60 into 12, 6, and 3 sections, then we put a marking for each of the sections.
A pattern that i realise, is that there is a km marker, on every number on the 5 times table. I think i did it wrong on the chart.

QUESTION 6
http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/equivalentfractions/index.html
I think this site it cool ! It teaches you about equvalent fractions. It tells you to pick a fraction or a picture, then you have to find something equivalent to that, whether it's a picture or a fraction!

QUESTION 8
Two different ways to find a quarter of 16 is to divide 16 by 4 which would = 4. To get 3/4 of 16, you can just subtract 4 from 16, since 3/4 if subtracting 1/4. If 16 is the whole, subtracting 1/4 would make it 12. Another way is to draw a picture.

QUESTION 9

QUESTION 10/ Self Evaluation

Title: 1/1

Label: 1/1

Question 3: 5/5

Question 4&5: 3/3

Question 6: 5/5

Question 7: 2/3

Question 8: 4/5

Question 9: 5/5

Question 10: 7/7

#### 1 comment:

aHerrera said...

title: 1/1
label: 1/1
question 3: 5/5
question 4&5: 2/3
question 6: 5/5
question 7: 3/3
question 8: 4/5
question 9: 5/5
question 10: 7/7
TOTAL: 33/35