Unit 6: Number System Activities
In this number system instructional activity, 6th graders complete a variety of activities: magic circles, decimal arithmagons, dominoes, estimations, decimal equivalents and recurring decimals. Worksheet is a total of 10 pages.
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Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
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Convert Between Units: Using a T-Chart
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