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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Honors Only

Here is the example "Innovating" problem that will be coming up on your summative assessment on 3-D figures next week.  See if you have what it takes to figure out how may 1/8 cm cubes would fit inside of the rectangular prism. 


Monday, December 11, 2017

12/11

Answer the following three questions on a piece of loose leaf paper or inside of your math spiral.  Make sure to show all of your thinking.  DUE TOMORROW!

1) GCF or LCM: Kathleen has two pieces of thread, one 12 feet long and the other 18 feet long. For a sewing project, she needs to cut them up to produce many pieces of thread that are all of the same length, with no thread left over. What is the greatest length, in feet, that she can make them?


2)  Area:  Find the area of the following two polygons (shapes).




3)  Fraction Operations: Ella's bird feeder holds 3 and 1/2  cups of birdseed. Ella is filling the bird feeder with a scoop that holds 3/5 of a cup. How many scoops of birdseed will Ella put into the feeder?

Simplify your answer and write it as a proper fraction or as a whole or mixed number



Extension/Optional:  Click the link "Extension"  below and you will connected to a website where you can select one of eight different math games.  Simply click the game that you would like to play, grade level, and skill that you would like to work on.

  



Monday, November 27, 2017

11/27



Answer the following three questions on a piece of loose leaf paper or inside of your math spiral.  Make sure to show all of your thinking.  DUE TOMORROW!

1) Unit Rate: Austin has an industrial size machine that is able to make 9 pens in 3 seconds.  How many pens can the machine make in 2 minutes?



2)  Area/Perimeter: A blue triangle has a base of 2 and 1/2 feet and a height of 1 and 1/4 feet.  What is the area of the blue triangle?
(Triangle Equation: base x height divided by 2)



3)  Fraction Operations: Ms. Beanland has an apple tree in her backyard.  The tree produced 5 and 1/3 pounds of apples.  It takes 2/5 of a pound of apples to make one of her ridiculously good apple pies.  How many full pies can she make?



Extension/Optional:  Click the link "Extension"  below and you will connected to a website where you can extend your learning of 6th grade math skills.  You can earn some Tootsie Rolls on Tuesday by earning 10 STARS from the website.




Thursday, November 16, 2017

Saturday, November 11, 2017

11/12

Answer the following three questions on a piece of loose leaf paper or inside of your math spiral.  Make sure to show all of your thinking.  DUE TOMORROW!

Fraction Operations:  Ammon, Shad, and Amari are in trying to collect enough can food (in pounds) to receive giant teddy bears to give to their mothers for their birthdays.  Sweet boys right!  Ammon collects 20 and 1/4 pounds, Shad 20 and 3/8 pounds, and Amari 20 and 5/12 pounds.  Use this information to answer the following questions.

1)  How many pounds of can food did the boys collect together?
2)  How many more pounds of can food did Amari collect over Shad?
3)  How much more pounds did Shad collect than Ammon?
Image result for teddy  bears

Factors/Multiples:  Use a t-chart to find the LCM of the following sets of numbers.

12 and 8                                           24 and 18

Area:  Use what you know about shapes to determine the area of the following figure.  The length of the polygon is 5 and 1/4 and the width is 2 and 5/6.


  

Monday, November 6, 2017

11/6

Answer the following three questions on a piece of loose leaf paper or inside of your math spiral.  Make sure to show all of your thinking.  DUE TOMORROW!

Fraction Operations:  Jaylee, Bailor, and Keylie are big time coin collections in upstate Virginia.  The three girls are also very competitive.  They get into a heated argument about who has the most coins in a particular coin set.  There are 120 coins that make up the complete coin set.  Jaylee has 1/4 of set, Bailor has 2/5 of the set, and Keylie has 3/10 of the set.  How many coins does each girl have?

Jaylee_________________         Bailor_________________         Keylie_________________

Factors/Multiples:  Use a t-chart to find the GCF (greatest common factor) of the following sets of numbers.

12 and 36                                           24 and 32

Whole Number Operations:  Lamont's trailer park used 3,125 gallons of water during the month of October (31 days).  How much water did Lamont each day (average)?