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Other

Description:

This problem from the Figure This! collection of NCTM asks the student to make measurements and consider proportion and scaling to estimate the length of the Statue's nose, given the length of her arm. The activity includes links to a hint, the solution, related math questions, and additional resources.

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:

Visualization,Scale,Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,Rounding,Spatial sense,Mathematics,Number concepts,Social Sciences,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Division,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Critical thinking,Model with mathematics,Ratio and proportion,Multiplication,Real world applications,Informal Education,Whole numbers,Middle School,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Comparison of numbers,Practice Standards,Length,Elementary School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160646947T,English,Reason quantitatively,Estimation,Operations,Systems of measurement,Connections,Engineering,Engineering mathematics,Problem solving,Measurement,Process skills,Education,Reasoning

Language:

English

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