Thursday, December 20, 2007

Alex's 2nd growing post

Question 1.

1.What strategies were needed?
the were multiplucation, division, adding, subtracting, double number line, money and fractions.

2.How did you use these strategies?
I didn't use all of them all the stratagies I used were: fractions, and adding.

3.Or How could you of used these strategies.
I could use they more better and put more ideas in it.

4.How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix? Use a ratio table
I could have used a ratio table but i don't understand how to use a ratio table.

Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the $$ of your new container sizes.
I can not find 3 other values for the snack mix on my test.

Question 2.

You are going to create a voicethread explaining the strategies you used on your test. You need to choose 4 out of the 6 questions.

1. 2/3 + 1/4 + 2/5 =

2. 6/5 - 11/10=

3. 3/5 + 2/7 =

4. 1/6/+1/9 =

5. 5/6 - 1/4 =

6. 3 3/5 - 1 4/5 =

Question 3.

Today in class we reviewed the 6 strategies from the RACE Investigation. They were
Fractions show operations
Ratio Tables (Proportional Reasoning)
Partial Products or the Distributive Property
The Whole Matters
Friendly FractionsCreate a voicethread or write and use pictures to describe how you would uses those strategies to explain how far the two students would have run if Mark ran 7/8 and Rachel ran 11/12 of the RACE course.

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