Find the region(s) corresponding to the following set
A ( BC )
In a school of 1,450 students, 44 are playing baseball, 60 play
football, 24 play soccer, 25 play football and baseball only, 6
A stack of 50 pennies stands 3 inches high. To the nearest foot, how high would a stack
of 1 million pennies reach?
Find the perimeter (P) and area (A) of the following rectangular room.
P = _
A = _
Foundations of Number and Operations
Numeration Systems Activities
Convert from Egyptian numerals to Hindu-Arabic numerals.
Convert from Babylonian numerals to Hindu-Arabic numerals.
Convert from Roman numerals to Hindu-Arabic numerals.
The Venn diagram involves types of pets for a group of
Which pets does Dan have?
How many children have only a cat?
How many children have a cat and a bird but not a dog?
Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers
Perform the following addition problem using 5 different methods:
4837 + 3519
(a) Concrete (Base 10 Blocks)
(b) Standard Algorithm
(d) Left-to-Right or Scratch
Complete the chart below. Then cut out the shapes below the chart,
and use them to make the indicated shapes. [This is an addition facts/
geometric tangram exercise.]
1. Use pieces D and _ to
make a $4 square.
3. Use pieces E, _ , and
_ to make a $9
answer? 25 7
1. I have $25. Each hanging basket costs $7.
How many plants can I buy?
2. On a field trip, we plan to take 1 adult per 7
children. If 25 children are going on the trip,
how many adults should go?
3. A trip from Washington to Georgi
Modified from a problem found in Investigations in Mathematics for Elementary
Teachers by DeAnn M. Huinker and Eugene F. Krause (D.C. Heath, Lexington,
In a Wisconsin dairy, the number six has special significance for t
Ancient Numeration Systems
Babylonian numerals (3400 B.C.)
Roman Numerals (300 B.C.)
X = 10
L = 50
C = 100
D = 500
M = 1000
Roman numerals are written as co
Goal: To identify, extend, and communicate clearly about numerical and geometric patterns
Look for a pattern in the following numerical sequences. Fill in the blanks, and briefly (and
clearly!) explain the pattern or rule you used
4 Steps to Problem Solving
Adapted from "Science World," November 5, 1993.
Billstein, Libeskind and Lott have adopted these problem solving steps in their book "A Problem Solving Approach to
Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers (The Benjamin/Cumming