Mr Alfred's Math Blog... posting all things math!
***Please note: I try to update homework regularly, but PLANNERS are the best and most ACCURATE way to check for homework...I post it in class and in many cases stamp planners to make sure it is written correctly in there... this website is only an extra resource...Parents- Check planners!
Hello- Homework is to watch these 5 videos and then leave me a comment about what you learned, what you liked or disliked. If you would like to search for more, please search "solving one-step equations. If you find another video that is good, post the link... Remember to log in to your @jamestownstudent account to comment! I will know you did the work by leaving me a comment!
Welcome back to School- It is a pleasure getting to know the new 7th graders!
Monthly I offer a chance for students to challenge themselves with a word problem. If you try the problem and post your response here, I will put your name in the raffle jar for the end of the month raffle! Here is this months problem...
Duke measured his pulse and found that his heart
beat at a rate of 80 beats a minute at rest. At this rate,
how many days will it take his heart to beat 1,000,000
times? Show your work and be sure you explain each step.
2. Select a proof and the converse that makes sense to you and your partner. You will be explaining this proof and converse to another group. You may use rulers, graph paper, protractors, colored paper and scissors if you think this will help your explanation.
3. Discuss the proof and converse with another group. Remeber to ask questions to clarify.
4. Write a brief explanation of the proof the other group explained to you and how it relates to the one you chose. If they were the same, what write down any added information or questions you may have.
If you are looking for an up to date problem to do for the monthly raffle, I am making December's, January's.... Nobody tried in December... Post your answer and leave a comment about your favorite mathxp game!
A circular pond will be placed on a square piece of land. The length of a
side of the square is 2x. The radius of the pond is x. The part of the
square not covered by the pond will be planted with flowers. What is the
area of the region that will be planted with flowers? Write your answer
in factored form.
post your answer for the December raffle... sorry November got away from me... Raffle on the day before winter break...promise!