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TitleWhole numbers activity
Brief descriptionA wrap-up activity involving whole numbers and areas. Prices for grass seed and fence panels are used to calculate the cost of reseeding and fencing a yard.
PurposeWrap up of topic; Contextual application
Topic(s)Multiplying whole numbers; Area
Type of activityStudent, either individual or group
Where work is doneEither in and out of class
Time required30 to 60 minutes
Technology neededNone needed (i.e. technology optional)
Suggestions for implementationThis proved to be challenging for my students. They may need some help understanding the idea of multiplying cost per item * number of items, especially with the area units.
Task developer(s)David Lippman
CollegePierce College
LicenseOpen (CC-BY)
Files:Activity Preview
PostedNovember 27, 2012, 4:56 pm by David Lippman
Last UpdatedNovember 27, 2012, 4:56 pm