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Analyze algorithms for computing with rational numbers and develop fluency in their use with your math class. They work individually to solve the problems on the "Alternative Algorithms" sheet. Then, they analyze the appropriateness of the algorithms applied to six computations and determine if they obtain the correct results.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 11 Downloads
Intro to Adding/Subtracting Rational Numbers
How can you add two numbers and arrive at zero? Use negative integers! Assign each group a different problem to solve as a team. The lesson plan says to have them use Geometer's Sketchpad® to check their answers, but if you do not have this software, you could have the groups trade problems to correct each other's.
6th - 8th Math 23 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Comparing Negative Fractions, Mixed Numbers and Decimal
Seventh graders explore the concept of negative rational numbers. In this negative rational numbers lesson, 7th graders discuss similarities between positive and negative rational numbers. Students predict what rational numbers lie between -1 and -2.
7th Math 7 Views 43 Downloads
Lesson 2 Ordering Numbers
Math wizards begin the lesson by comparing and ordering rational numbers. Using a number line, they discover the relationship between the numbers and practice ordering them in the correct way. They also review proper techniques for rounding and adding demicals.
6th - 8th Math 24 Views 269 Downloads
Identifying Rational Numbers
Eight different numbers are listed for mathematics masters to analyze. They simply tell if each number is rational or irrational. They can also explain their reasoning. A simple and straightforward worksheet that is a handy tool for reinforcing the difference between rational and irrational numbers.
7th - 9th Math 16 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Rewrite Problems with Rational Numbers Using Different Properties of Multiplication and Division
Practice with the associative and commutative properties together during this video supporting mental math. The narrator goes step by step through two problems showing how your learners can switch around the terms to solve easier. Problems incorporate fractions with multiplication and division.
3 mins 6th - 8th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Locate Positive Rational Numbers Using a Number Line
Once your learners have practiced converting fractions to decimals and vice versa, introduce plotting on a number line. The sixth video of a seven-part series takes converted fractions and decimals and shows their relationship to one another on a number line.
3 mins 5th - 7th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Compare and Order Rational Numbers - Homework 22.2
In this comparing and ordering rational numbers worksheet, 6th graders express each rational number in the same form, use a number line, and write the greater than, less than, and equal symbols to compare and order from least to greatest. Students solve thirteen problems.
6th Math 3 Views 100 Downloads
In this rational numbers worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 16 different problems that include adding and subtracting various rational numbers. First, they determine the sum or difference for each equation. Then, students evaluate each expression using the given value for each variable.
9th Math 3 Views 35 Downloads
In this rational numbers activity, students solve and complete 25 different problems that include identifying numerous types of rational numbers. First, they place a greater than, less than or equal to symbol between the fractions to make a true statement.
6th - 7th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
Understanding Rational Numbers and Proportions
Young scholars solve proportions. In this rational numbers lesson, students represent information in fractions and ratios. They solve proportions and determine unit cost. Young scholars examine and interpret fractions.
7th - 9th Math 3 Views 24 Downloads
Locate Rational Numbers Using a Number Line
Organize fractions and decimals all on one number line. This last video of a seven-part series places different numbers onto horizontal and vertical number lines and shows their relationship to one another. Learners are expected to know how to change numbers into fractions or decimals as the video quickly goes to the converted number.
4 mins 5th - 7th Math 5 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Discovering Math: Rational Number Concepts
Students explore the concept of Egyptian contributions in mathematics. In this Egyptian contribution lesson, students research Egyptian hieroglyphics and pyramids. Students write numerals in hieroglyphics. Students use Egyptian methods to multiply two numbers.
10th - 12th Math 5 Views 17 Downloads
Rational Number Rampage App
Young scholars investigate rational numbers. In this rational numbers lesson plan, students play three games on their Ti-73 that involve converting fractions to decimals to percents. Young scholars are timed as they convert fractions to percents to decimals.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 21 Downloads