## Friday, April 2, 2010

### Fraction Growing Post

What we need to have on FRACTION GROWING POST

Growing Post
Label it Fraction, Growing Post, User Name

b) Using one question from questions 6 or 7 on page 202 of the textbook, explain two ways to multiply a fraction by a whole number. You should use pictures to help explain.

c) Using one question from questions 4 or 5 on page 208 of the textbook, explain how to divide a fraction by a whole number. You should use pictures.

d) Pick one word problem from questions 6-12 on page 208 of the textbook.

I don't know how to put the video but here the site where you can watch it

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/5705488

B)
First Way
4 = 4/1

4/1 x 1/2 = 4/2 or 2

C)

First Way
2 = 1/2

1/5 ÷ 2 = 1/10

D)

It takes 2/5 of a roll to wrap three packages.

4/5 of a roll ribbon to wrap 6 packages

6 (packages) ÷ 2 = 3.............

(4/5 ÷ 2 = ?)...........

(make 2 a fraction) 2/1...........

4/5 ÷ 2/1 = 2/5

### Fraction Growing Post Part 2

The second part of your fraction growing post is to show your understanding of multiplying fractions. Use your test to choose 3 questions.

1. fraction x fraction
2. fraction x mixed number
3. mixed number x mixed number
It is up to you how to show your understanding. You can type everything, create an image in paint or use the class ustream account. This is due by Monday April 12.

Yes there will be a part 3. DO NOT CREATE A NEW POST edit your old fraction post and add part 2 to it.

Be sure to label your post fractions and growingpost.

You also have to complete your e-portfolios and movie projects..... lots of homework. Have a great weekend.

Fraction Growing Post Part 3

hannah873

Hi Allen. Nice job of putting the instructions up there. Your work was nicely done. And it was pretty neat. Keep up the good work.

Camille873

hey allen great job allen, i liked how you put your own picture onto your blog, great explanation. To put your video onto your post, you go to your video on ustream, then copy the embedding then go to your post, go edit html then paste it at the bottom.

Abby 8-73

Ayyo allen. Great job on both part 1 and 2. I like how you linked the instructions for part 2 to sargentparkmathzone. Good job on the pictures. And you also put the instructions which can be helpful for other people. Overall you did great. Great job and keep up the goof work

Abby 8-73

good*

ChristineAnne8-73

Great job allen. your pictures were very neat. And i liked how you put the instructions on your blog from spmathzone. (: Great job again.