Friday, April 28, 2006

Multiple Questions up already

4. Since Dion use pie, I'm going to use something even better than it...... Apple PIE! So Tyler is sitting there with 74/3 of pies. While Tyler's Clone is sitting across the room with 2/4 of a pie.
So Tyler decides that His clone is hungry so he gives him half of what he has. How much will Tyler have and his clone after this exchange of Apple Pie?

4. a)a guy is ordering a pizza. he asks that it should be cut into fourths because he has four friens coming over for a game. one friend calls and asks if he can bring three friends over.The pizza's and friends arrive but each pizza is missing a piece. how many pieces of pizza are left?

4b)Im going to use pie again! I have...um ...lets see... 4 3/4 of a pie! Yay! So much pie! I got hungry and decided to eat 3 1/2 of my pie in one sitting! i probably couldn't do this but... this is an imagnary scenario! So how much pie would I have left?

These are just a few of the many wonderful questions posted by fellow peers.
Mybe Mr. Harbuck will get rid of our sucky Seating plan




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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Fraction Problems

1. Which of the following fractions is written in reduced form (lowest terms)? How do you know?
2

8
,
6

10
,
13

17
,
10

12

2. Jessica went to New York City last summer. While they were there they took a
15-minute ride on a ferry to Liberty Island and toured the Statue of Liberty. They climbed the 162 stairs to the top and looked at the beautiful view of New York Harbor. They spent two and one-fourth hours on Liberty Island. If they left Manhattan Island at 1:48 p.m., what time did they get back?


Thanks to ED helper for these problems

Answer these problems here in comments or paste the text into your growing post and solve them there as extra questions for Part 1 due May 3rd.




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Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Surface Area and Volume Problems

More problems

Try these problems to improve your volume and surface area knowledge.

Here is some great advice for problem solving and volume.

Problem 1 (Easy)
1. How much cement is needed to build a sidewalk that is one thousand, one hundred twenty metres long, four metres wide and fifty centimetres thick? Round your answer to the nearest cubic metre.

Problem 2 (harder)
2. Mr. Bloop has a cylindrical water tank on his farm. It is three metres long and 60 centimetres in diameter. Water flows out a valve in the bottom of the tank at a rate of 0.8 cubic metres per second. How long will it take the tank to empty?

Problem 3 (easy)
3. If you have five 5 cm by 5 cm x 5 cm aluminum cubes and superglue them together in a row, what is the surface area of the resulting shape made by the five cubes?

Choose 2 or 3 of these problems and answer them in a comment of create a post at your blog site and call it Volume and Surface Area Questions.

You can answer any of the other problems on this site in the same post. Please try as many as you can. Good luck

Harbeck




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