Monday, October 29, 2012

Monday, October 22, 2012

Math Question of the Week (October 22nd)

For lunch Fanya drank a can of cola that had a diameter of 2 inches and a height of 5 inches. After school, she drank a can of juice that measures twice the diameter and twice the height of the can of cola.

Find the volume of each can.

Determine how many times larger the volume of the juice can is than the volume of the cola can.

Please use complete sentences to explain how you arrived at your answer.  Credit will not be given unless you do.


Monday, October 15, 2012

Math problem of the week (October 15th)

Please answer all parts to your question of the week!

1.  Colin’s back yard measures 24 ft by 30 ft. What is the area of Colin’s back yard, in square feet?

2.  Colin estimated that the leaves, which have fallen from the lone tree in his back yard,

cover about 2/3 of the back yard’s area. According to Colin’s estimation, how many

square feet of his back yard are covered in the fallen leaves?


Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Getting to Know You

Hi Students,

This is your first assignment on the Math blog.  I would like to get to know a little bit about each of you, so please post your responses to the following questions.  **Remember that everybody will be able to read your responses, so only include what you want to share.


1.  Write one word that describes you

2. What are your favorite things to do when you are not at school?

3. What is one thing that you would like to know before leaving this class?

4.  What is the most important thing I need to do as your teacher to help you succeed?

5.  How do you prefer to learn? (one on one, group, lecture, hands-on, reading, listening, etc...)

6.  Do you like technology? If yes, then what is your favorite technology to use?