Math 199, Winter Term 2011

Syllabus


Week 1 -- Fraction Models Games (Burton)

Fraction and Decimal resource page

Homework--Week 1
Check out the online fraction games (link). Please be prepared to say something brief about your assigned game at the start of class, Week 2.

  Game Name   Last Name begins with
  Beat the Clock   A
  Target Sum   B, H
  Concentration   K, Mc
  Fraction Darts   Me
  Asteroids   S
  Golf   T
  Racing   Z

Week 2 -- Fraction & Decimal Games (Burton)

Fraction and Decimal resource page

Homework--Week 2
Can you use the Fraction Bar model to diagram and help explain why the rule for dividing fractions works? Use the example 1/4 divided by 1/2. Try again with the example 5/6 divided by 2/4. You may wish to use the Virtual Fraction Bars to diagram your work.