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Fractions, Percents, Decimals IV


"When am I ever going to use this?"

It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question!

The Make It Real Learning Fractions, Percents, Decimals IV collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Body Mass Index: Working with a Measure of Fitness to Gardening with Mathematics: Working the Ratios, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.


Fractions, Percents, Decimals IV Activity Titles

  1. Body Mass Index: Working with a Measure of Fitness
  2. Target Heart Rate: Working with a Fitness Measure
  3. Fraction Situations #1: Working with Fractions
  4. Fraction Situations #2: Working with Fractions
  5. Fraction Situations #3: Working with Fractions
  6. Scale Models #1: Working with Proportional Thinking
  7. Scale Models #2: Working with Proportional Thinking
  8. Gardening with Mathematics: Working the Ratios
  9. Iowa Caucuses: Working with Ratios, Rates, Percent
  10. Presidential Elections: Working with Voting Trends

Standards targeted: Activities are mapped to common core standards. Click for detail.

Grade Levels: 4, 5, 6, 7

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real lives. real learning. real-world math activities.