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Figure This Challenge #24

  Complete Solution will be given on May 13, 2013 Complete Solution:     Resources:
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"Thank you for joining the Math Concentration Family! We are glad to hear you're using our resources on a regular basis...spread the word so every teacher will know about us. Also, We have added the answer to #23 Challenge Question Warm…"
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Math Homework Help Online

My Math Done is another excellent website providing homework help to students struggling with math. My Math Done can solve math problems of any difficulty and they will answer your questions at the time you specify and they "hire only the best STEM teachers.."…See More
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Fractions - Adding and Subtracting

"Hi Robin, In a fraction problem the addition (+) or subtraction (-) symbols indicate how you go about solving the fraction problem. When you see an addition (+) or subtraction (-) symbol you add or subtract and don't multiply (times) both top…"
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Fractions - Adding and Subtracting

"How will I know that in a Fraction problem that I don't need to times the both top numbers? This is really confusing to me , where can I go online to tutor myself better?  "
Nov 15, 2013
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Hello Kitty Ticket Out The Door Assessment/ Sticky Note Parking Lot

Sticky Note Parking Lot!!!! I will use the Sticky Note Parking Lot as an assessment strategy. I'm sure there are many other ways you can integrate it into you classroom routine.
Oct 26, 2013
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How to write your best essay for your homework

How to write your best essay for your homework Whatever the essay you have been asked to write, the key to making it as effective as it can be is to write it as a well structured and well-supported argument. You will find that an ‘argument’ essay is easier to plan, more fulfilling to write and for your teacher (or the examiner). A pleasure to mark (and that’s no bad thing!!). It’s important to get one thing out of the way at the outset: an essay question has no ‘right’ answer. You can breathe…See More
Oct 23, 2013
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How to write your best essay for your homework

How to write your best essay for your homework Whatever the essay you have been asked to write, the key to making it as effective as it can be is to write it as a well structured and well-supported argument. You will find that an ‘argument’ essay is easier to plan, more fulfilling to write and for your teacher (or the examiner). A pleasure to mark (and that’s no bad thing!!). It’s important to get one thing out of the way at the outset: an essay question has no ‘right’ answer. You can breathe…See More
Oct 23, 2013

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Hello, My name is Wanda Collins. I am a teacher and devoted mother of three beautiful children: Camia(7), Ciara(5), and Chris, Jr.(2). I love life, being spontaneous, reading, learning new things, and staying busy. My favorite pastime is browsing the internet while eating a snack. I am currently pursuing an M.B.A at Nova Southeastern University.

I have been in education for the past 6 years and I am passionate about teaching. Although teaching is extremely rewarding, I sometimes find myself frustrated with the lack of resources at my disposal as well as my limitations in the classroom(55 minutes of class instruction time given). I created Math Concentration so teachers could share best practices and provide free/low cost resources like budget effective activities, incentives, math centers, classroom management strategies etc.

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Math Homework Help Online

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My Math Done is another excellent website providing homework help to students struggling with math. My Math Done can solve math problems of any difficulty and they will answer your questions at the time you specify and…

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How to write your best essay for your homework

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How to write your best essay for your homework

 

Whatever the essay you have been asked to write, the key to making it as effective as it can be is to write it as a well structured and well-supported argument. You will find that an ‘argument’ essay is easier to plan, more fulfilling to write and for your teacher (or the examiner). A pleasure to mark (and that’s no bad thing!!).

 

It’s important to get one thing out of the way at…

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Real World Examples on Application of Integers

Posted on October 21, 2013 at 12:30am 0 Comments

Introduction

What do golf, football, bankers, and the weather all have in common?

The following activity is a Guided Tour which is intended to answer this question. Its purpose is to guide the users through a series of activities that will familiarize them with integers, the rules and some real life applications. In doing so, the users begin their exploration of…

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A list of Free Math Posters to Use in you Classroom

Posted on October 19, 2013 at 11:47pm 0 Comments

I am excited to share with you some math posters I stumbled upon online and that can be used in your classrooms and with your students. The purposes is not only to decorate the walls of your classroom but to extend learning to every part of your learning. Educational posters can be a way to communicate certain concepts, teach hard-to- grasp formulae, get students to remember certain facts by constant exposure to them, and above all arouse their motivation and…

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At 3:30pm on September 17, 2010, cherlie petit said…
thank you for telling me about this web sites
At 12:25am on September 19, 2010, natasha yumi chia said…
Thank you to you too.
At 7:42am on September 19, 2010, Lois Merritt said…
You're welcome! And while I came here because of an amazon.com mention, I am back in college after a few years away. . . and this place might come in handy! :)
At 4:32pm on September 19, 2010, Becky Horn said…
Thank you
At 12:23pm on September 20, 2010, elizabeth coley said…
your welcome
At 8:29am on September 27, 2010, Bradford Frotten said…
Thank you Wanda for letting me join. Have great day!
At 9:26pm on January 9, 2011, Andrew Aker said…

Wanda, thanks for making this great site!   

 

If you are ready for a flood of students asking for math homework help, I would like to put an html button for your site on ours somewhere.   Let me know!

At 9:56pm on January 9, 2011, Andrew Aker said…

If you could create the button and send me the code, that would be great!   I will do the same for you!  

 

Cheers,

 

Andrew

At 11:34pm on January 10, 2011, Andrew Aker said…

The link you sent me via twitter direct message is broken!  

 

it came back with this!  http://www.mathconcentration.com/main/error/404?code=404&uri=http://www.mathconcentration.com/profiles/blogs

At 9:42pm on January 21, 2011, Benjamin Vitale said…
Thanks for the welcome.
Read and watch the video on education in South Korea (PBS Newshour)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/education/jan-june11/koreaschools_01-21.html

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Figure This Challenge #24

 

  • Complete Solution will be given on May 13, 2013

Complete Solution:

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Created by Wanda Collins May 10, 2014 at 8:11pm. Last updated by Wanda Collins May 10.

Math Homework Help Online

Fun Math Facts:

Math Limerick

Question: Why is this a mathematical limerick?

( (12 + 144 + 20 + 3 Sqrt[4]) / 7 ) + 5*11 = 92 + 0 .

Answer:

A dozen, a gross, and a score,
plus three times the square root of four, divided by seven, plus five times eleven, is nine squared and not a bit more.

---Jon Saxton (math textbook author)

Presentation Suggestions:
Challenge students to invent their own math limerick!

The Math Behind the Fact:
It is fun to mix mathematics with poetry.

Resources:

Su, Francis E., et al. "Math Limerick." Math Fun Facts.

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