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Description:

In this line plot activity students measure circular buttons to the nearest eighth of an inch and then measure again the same buttons to the nearest quarter inch. Learners create two line plots of their length and draw conclusions about these line plots. Key concepts involved in this task are measuring to a quarter and an eighth of an inch, creating a line plot, and determining which line plot is more accurate.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160504579T,Grade 5,Visual representation,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Arithmetic,Circles,Process skills,Number and operations,Grade 4,Upper Elementary,Attend to precision,Concept formation,Plane geometry,Fractions,Use appropriate tools,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Practice Standards,Length,Elementary School,English,Representation,Systems of measurement,Connections,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Measurement,Education,Construct arguments

Language:

English

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