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Cubic Factoring
ORC# 14068
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Resource Type: Content Supports -- Activities and rich problems
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Who says factoring is not useful? This problem is one of Stella's Stunners, a collection of challenging and entertaining mathematical problems to intrigue students in grades 6 - 12. The Stella problems are ideal for promoting inquiry, problem solving, and classroom discussion of key mathematical ideas....
252
Trapezoid Formed by Lines
ORC# 14069
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Resource Type: Content Supports -- Activities and rich problems
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Here is a nice application of both algebra and geometry. This problem is one of Stella's Stunners, a collection of challenging and entertaining mathematical problems to intrigue students in grades 6 - 12. The Stella problems are ideal for promoting inquiry, problem solving, and classroom discussion of key mathematical ideas....
253
Path of Quarters
ORC# 14070
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Resource Type: Content Supports -- Activities and rich problems
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: How many quarters lie between you and the finish line? This problem is one of Stella's Stunners, a collection of challenging and entertaining mathematical problems to intrigue students in grades 6 - 12. The Stella problems are ideal for promoting inquiry, problem solving, and classroom discussion of key mathematical ideas....
254
Apple Farm Field Trip
ORC# 15470
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Resource Type: Content Supports -- Activities and rich problems
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: This task challenges a student to use place value knowledge and understanding of operations to add, subtract, and compare two digit numbers. A student must be able to express and justify mathematical understanding with multiple representations: pictures, words, and/or numbers....
255
Incredible Equations
ORC# 15471
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Resource Type: Content Supports -- Activities and rich problems
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: The task challenges a student to demonstrate understanding of concepts involved in addition and subtraction. A student must: be able to understand addition and subtraction as inverse operations and apply this understanding to problems where the unknown is in different positions, make sense of the equals sign as a balance point between the two sides of...
256
Sheep and Ducks
ORC# 15472
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Resource Type: Content Supports -- Activities and rich problems
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: This task challenges a student to use addition and multiplication to think about and calculate equalsized groups. Students need to be able to: problem-solve about strategies for sharing legs between sheep (groups of 4) and ducks (groups of 2), be able to use words, pictures, and numbers to explain how to parcel out the legs between...
257
Pam's Shopping Trip
ORC# 15473
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Resource Type: Content Supports -- Activities and rich problems
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: The task challenges a student to demonstrate understanding of equal groups of objects to gain a foundation for multiplication. A student must make sense of: mathematical models to represent qualitative and quantitative relationships and equal groupings of objects and equal sharing....
258
Carol's Numbers
ORC# 15474
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Resource Type: Content Supports -- Activities and rich problems
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: The task challenges a student to demonstrate understanding of concepts involved in place value. A student must: understand the relative magnitude of whole numbers from the quantity of a digit in a particular place in the number and use this understanding to compare different numbers and make sense of the concepts of sequences, quantity, and...
259
Peanuts and Ducks
ORC# 15475
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Resource Type: Content Supports -- Activities and rich problems
Discipline: Mathematics