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Divide by Fractions

                                                         Divide by Fractions

We will divide whole numbers by fractions.

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 22, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments

Multiply Fractions

                                Multiply Fractions

 

We will multiply fractions and whole numbers.

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 22, 2011 at 2:31am — No Comments

Divide by Powers of 10

                                          Divide by Powers of 10

 

We will divide by powers of 10 greater than 1. 

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 22, 2011 at 12:58am — No Comments

Multiply by Powers of 10

                                          Multiply by Powers of 10

We will Multiply by a Power of 10 greater than 1.

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1). 5.98 X 10,000

     5.98 X 10,000: 10,000 has 4 zeros so we need to move the decimal point 4 places to the right.…

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 22, 2011 at 12:16am — No Comments

Divide Decimals

                                          Divide Decimals

We will divide decimals by whole numbers:

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You can divide decimals as you would whole numbers: Dumb Monkey's Smash Bananas (Divide, Multiply, Subtract, Bring…

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 21, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Multiply Decimals

                                    Multiply Decimals



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Added by Wanda Collins on July 21, 2011 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers

Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers

In this lesson, we will add and subtract mixed numbers.

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 21, 2011 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers

Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers

In this lesson, we will add and subtract mixed numbers.

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 21, 2011 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Add and Subtract Decimals

Add and Subtract Decimals

 

When you add or subtract decimals, you have to line up the decimal points. Once the decimal points are lined up, then add or subtract.

 

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1). 7.2 + 9.5…

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 21, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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I am so grateful and honored you decided to join Math Concentration.  I want to say THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to the many people here and their contributions to our online family. As parents, teachers, and students we get busy and overwhelmed. Thank you for your support and coming back to the site.

 

To show our appreciation, this month we are giving away a $50 Amazon Gift…

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 17, 2011 at 2:12pm — 2 Comments

Math Concentration's Math Video Tutorial Contest

Math Concentration is hosting an online math video tutorial contest. Math Concentration is a social network that offers free math homework help via forum, chat, instant messaging and a virtual whiteboard. Math Concentration promotes numeracy, building healthy parent/teacher relationships, and fostering students to become product citizens in society. So register today to upload your math video tutorial for a chance to win a $200 Visa Gift Card! Remember, winners are chosen by highest vote…

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 10, 2011 at 10:30pm — 21 Comments

How to Use Twitter to Find Math Resources

As a teacher, I am sure you are always looking for resources you can use in your classroom. The internet made it easier for teacher to have access to free and low cost resources from around the world. I have found one resource called Twitter. You can use Twitter to find Math Resouces with #Hashtags. The #hashtags help to organize Twitter and spread information more efficiently. Most Twitter users append certain hashtags to tweets about a topic so it becomes easier…

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 10, 2011 at 2:26pm — No Comments

How to Use Twitter to Find Math Resources

As a teacher, I am sure you are always looking for resources you can use in your classroom. The internet made it easier for teacher to have access to free and low cost resources from around the world. I have found one resource called Twitter. You can use Twitter to find Math Resouces with #Hashtags. The #hashtags help to organize Twitter and spread information more efficiently. Most Twitter users append certain hashtags to tweets about a topic so it becomes easier…

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 10, 2011 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Web 2.0: Cool Tools For Schools

Cool Tools For Schools wiki has a plethora of resources and web 2.0 tools for teachers to use in their classroom. I joined a few weeks ago and I am a bit overwhelmed by what they have to offer. It may take you a week to look through all the information, but it is well worth it.They have links to presentation tools,…

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Added by Wanda Collins on July 6, 2011 at 3:01pm — No Comments

3 Free Math Programs That Rock

You know the saying that "free is not always better and you get what you pay for." Well, in the world of mathematics, sometimes this doesn't hold true. Free is better not only because it saves you alot of money but primarily because these programs are useful and does not require an enormous amount of skills like Mathematica and…

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Added by Wanda Collins on June 30, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Fluid Math Software

A member of our community informed me about this cool software called Fluid Math. It is designed for Tablet PCs. Fluid Math turns handwritten math notation into a type set and print form in which you can paste into a word document. It is used for pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, pre-Calculus, and Physics teachers and students. What are the features of FluidMath?  FluidMath has the following features:

  • Pen-centric user interface – FluidMath’s…
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Added by Wanda Collins on June 30, 2011 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Top 10 Math Cheat Sheets

1.Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Cheat Sheet: This is a how-to-guide with steps to solve order of operations, rounding off, add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals. Add and subtract fractions, solving equations, monomials, polynomials, and more. Cheat sheet is 37 pages.

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Added by Mrs.S on June 30, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

5 Tips that will help ease math anxiety

For some of us, math is something we just don't get and we struggle with it throughout middle and high school. It is hard for us to connect math to the real world and we find it useless and a waste of time. It stresses us out and causes anxiety. However, there is a connection between math and the real world. We use math in our everyday lives. We use it when we are creating a household budget, when we are cooking, when we are planning a trip, etc... What we need to change is our approach to…

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Added by Mrs.S on June 22, 2011 at 1:16pm — 1 Comment

Interview Tips For A Math Teacher Position

If you want to pursue a career in the field of education as a math teacher, I have provided you with some helpful interview tips:

* Foremost, you always want to look presentable and wear professional attire. I would suggest wearing a nice business suit that is not too busy and easy on the eyes. You don't want to draw too much attention to your clothes.

* Second, you also want to be prepared by bringing a portfolio of former student work samples with names marked off and lesson…

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Added by Mrs. Wilson on June 21, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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Figure This Challenge #39



 

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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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