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Session 8:
Homework

Problem H1

Solution  

Show how to use Cuisenaire Rods to model 3/4 2/3.


 

Problem H2

Solution  

a. 

The shaded part is 5 1/4. Specify the unit:

b. 

Using that same unit, what would three small rectangles represent?

c. 

List other values that the shaded part could represent, and name the unit for each value.


 

Problem H3

Solution  

Under what conditions does 2/3 + 3/4 = 5/7?


 

Problem H4

Solution  

Which shows a greater change: a 6-by-6 square becoming a 4-by-8 rectangle, or a 4-by-8 rectangle becoming a 6-by-6 square? Explain how you know.


 

Problem H5

Solution  

If you have a $1,000 investment that decreases by 50% in value and then increases by 50%, how much would it then be worth? Did you use relative or absolute reasoning to solve this problem?


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