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Description:

It is common in the real world to see mathematical examples where the cents sign was used when the dollar sign was supposed to be used. Converting and comparing decimals and fractions can help clear up this misconception. Two real coupons clipped from a Sunday paper coupon section are included in this activity. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

Fractions,Unit conversion,Mathematics:Number and operations,NSDL,Upper Elementary,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Elementary School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123448049T,Mathematics,Decimals,Geoscience,Earth Science

Language:

English

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