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DOING MATHEMATICS WITH YOUR CHILD FDK TO GRADE 6

This guide provides a variety of  activities that will help  parents support their child to see math in every day  activities while supporting expectations in the Ontario Mathematics curriculum. 343 more words

Simplifying Ratios

Simplifying ratios is making the ratios in the simplest form by dividing it to its matching number for example:

  • 100:4:2
  • We can divide all three numbers by 2 & the result is (50:2:1), because 100/2=50, 4/2=2 & 2/2=1, we can’t simplify more than that so we leave it and do the next.
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Mathematics

A Discussion of the Issues With the Common Core Mathematics Standards

By James Milgram, Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus – 

Dept. of Mathematics – Stanford University, Stanford CA

Dr. Milgram has written this for all to see what the whole process was in developing the Mathematics Standards for the Common Core, the players and the deceit within. 2,396 more words

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Fields: A Means To An End

After talking about groups and rings, what else could we possibly have to talk about? Well, the answer is a lot because we are still just starting out. 328 more words

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Mathematics

This week in mathematics we will be learning:

Addition 
Subtraction

Addition is first!

Mr. McGivern’s Quick Question:
If I had SIX apples and I gave TWO away, how many apples would I have left? 21 more words

Addition

Two Versions of a 72-Pentagon Polyhedron

Here’s the first one:

To make the next one, I rendered the twelve regular pentagons invisible, and put the remaining sixty faces in “rainbow color mode,” using Stella 4d, software you can try at this website.

Mathematics

Tetraphobia

April Fools makes me nervous, but I wanted to celebrate so I looked for foolish facts to find something worth sharing. I found Tetraphobia, the fear of the number 4. 222 more words

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