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Other

Description:

This problem helps develop an understanding of the relationship between the part and the whole. Given a square figure divided into smaller triangles, students are asked to use the pattern to divide the square into two halves, three thirds, six sixths, and nine ninths. The Teachers' Notes page offers rationale, suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, ideas for extension and support, and a printable (pdf) worksheet of of the problem.

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:

Grade 3,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,Critical thinking,Quadrilaterals,Visual representation,Strategies,Mathematics,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Fractions,Plane geometry,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Mathematical language,Representation,Patterns and sequences,Informal Education,Concept formation,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Reason abstractly,Practice Standards,Geometric patterns,Elementary School,Reason quantitatively,Communication,Congruence,Connections,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160602094T,Problem solving,Process skills,Education,Reasoning,Triangles

Language:

English

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