Scribe Post for April 13, 2009

8:15 PM

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Today, Mr. Harbeck was talking about his kids that can do football and run on balance beams. Something like that. Anyway, one of them had a math problem and it was 1/2 + 1/3.

They thought the answer was 2/5. We were supposed to figure out if he was wrong or right. He was wrong. Just by drawing a picture, you can see that it's not right because 2/5 is less than 1/2 already.

Then we talked about what we needed to add fractions.

What do you need to add fractions?

-common denominator

-same size parts


One way to find the common denominator is to multiply the denominator.



We had to solve 2 other questions using pictures.

Anyway, for homework, we had to solve the following questions using the math way and the picture way.

2/3 + 1/8

1/4 +3/5

1/6 + 3/4

3/8 +1/6

5/7 + 1/2

1 1/2 + 3/4

For the next scribe, I pick Shaneille.

allie

4 Responses to "Scribe Post for April 13, 2009"

kristin8-73 said :
April 13, 2009 at 9:11 PM
Aleiah, really good scribe! You explained everything really well. I also really liked your pictures. Good job!
xtian-73 said :
April 13, 2009 at 10:29 PM
Aleiah, Very good Scribe Nice photos
April 14, 2009 at 8:26 PM
Aleiah, great scribe! Just a suggestion that maybe in your pictures colour?? But great job!!
Andrew-73 said :
April 16, 2009 at 7:33 PM
Aleiah, great scribe i liked the pictures.

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