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Part D

Applying Connections
  Introduction | Using Hexominos to Manufacture Boxes | Problem Reflection | The Hexominos Problem in Action | Classroom Checklist | Your Journal
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Now that you are familiar with the Connections Standard and some of its aspects, we'd like you to apply it. Middle school teacher Nina Sepeda wants to evaluate how well students in her fifth-grade math class understand hexominos.

How do connections fit into this picture?

First, in the video segment at left (duration 4:02), watch as Ms. Sepeda's students try to identify which hexominos will form a cube and which will not.

next  Consider a problem similar to the one Ms. Sepeda has set for her students

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