Generate a Scale Drawing Using Fraction and Decimal Scale Factors

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Incorporate fractions into scale drawings and show your learners that the steps are still the same. Have your mathematicians find the larger scale drawing when the scale factor is 2.5. The video goes over each step needed to find an accurate drawing and discusses common mistakes. Video is third in a five-part series. Use prior video for practice with whole number scale factors. 

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CCSS: Designed
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Pros

  • Reviews common mistakes with scale factor
  • Use notes template provided as graphic organizer
Cons

  • Two example are same problem, just written differently (2.5 vs. 2 1/2)
  • Does not show scale as larger model to smaller
  • Does not show calculations for decimals or fractions
Common Core