## Tuesday, December 18, 2007

### Tyler's Second Growing Post

Tyler's 2ND Growing Post

Question 1 Use this picture and reflect on your the puppy kibble test.
What strategies were needed?

How did you use these strategies?
Or How could you of used these strategies.
How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix? Use a ratio table
Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

Here is your 3rd growing post question.Today in class we reviewed the 6 strategies from the RACE Investigation. They were
Equivalence
Fractions show operations
Ratio Tables (Proportional Reasoning)
Measurement
Partial Products or the Distributive Property
The Whole Matters
Friendly FractionsCreate a voicethread or write and use pictures to describe how you would uses those strategies to explain how far the two students would have run if Mark ran 7/8 and Rachel ran 11/12 of the RACE course.4.

Your last question deals with pizza. You need to explain which group gets the largest portion of pizza. All student groups get the same sized pizzas. It is up to you to cut them up so that they are shared equally.

Group 1 Sally Bob, Gidget and Biff Share 3 pizzas.

Each person gets 3/4 slices of a pizza

Group 2 Stan, Holly, Barry, Ben and Ichkabibble share 4 pizzas.
each person gets 4/5 slices of a pizza

Group 3 Eric, Susy,James, Betty, Veronica and Moose share 5 pizzas.
each person gets 5/6 slice of the pizza
Group 4 Paul, Alex, Chris, Jughead, Archie, Reggie, Mr. Wotherspoon and Midge share 7 pizzas.
each person gets 7/8 slices each
How much pizza does each student get in the different groups?

Which group gets the largest portion of pizza?
group 4 gets the largest portion of pizza.