## Tuesday, November 28, 2006

### Blog Etiquette

I will show you just how many countries are showing up,

Wow. This is why I would like to mention a few points. I love your enthusiasm. I want it to continue. Please for some of the comments you leave use the chat boxes provided to you. comments on peoples blogs must be polite and have no hidden meanings. You are excellent commenters on other peoples scribe posts. I think you do this better then any group I have ever worked with. Please do not stop commenting. Just think before you comment!

I encourage you to strive for excellence and have fun with your blog. It is a legacy that will remain here forever. Please use this tool wisely.

Now with that over I would like to say that the quality of the scribe lately has be beyond my expectations. You are to be congratulated on your terrific work and effort. Keep it going.

Please make note that your first Growing Posts will take place in December. I will keep you informed.

Once again. Remember you have an audience. This blog is an extension of the classroom. Stay in control.

Thank You

Mr. Harbeck

### Please make a Personal Learning Network

Sargent Park Blogs

816math.blogspot.com

817math.blogspot.com

841math.blogspot.com

873math.blogspot.com

sargentparkmathzone.blogspot.com

Other Math Blogs

http://exc-el.org.uk/blogs/s3scribeposts from Scotland

http://mathchallenger.edublogs.org/ from Alabama

http://linden8z.blogspot.com/ from Winnipeg

Here is a better video explaining how to create a bloglines account. Thank you for your time.

### Math Pretest Equivalents

Convert the following values so that you can place them on the number line below. Show all your work.

0.175 | 55% | 3:10 | 15/51 | 9:3 |

How could you determine whether the average of these numbers is greater than 10 or less than 10 without actually computing the average. Explain how you decided the average was more than or less than 10.

## Monday, November 27, 2006

### Equivalents Assignment 3

1. Convert the following percents into decimals, fractions and ratios. Then put them on a number line.

35.5% 12.6%1.67% 93.6% 48%

2. Convert the following decimals into percents, fractions and ratios. Then put them on a number line.

0.23 0.906 0.078 0.65 0.1064

3. Convert the following ratios into fractions, decimals, and percents. Then put them in a number line.

1:7 4:5 9:56 7:3 10:1

4. Convert the following fractions to decimals, percents and ratios. Then put them on a number line.

8/9 4/7 12/17 3/8 8/21

Personal reflection.

What is the easiest conversion for you to do in this equivalent unit? Why?

What is the hardest conversion to do in this unit. Why? What makes this conversion hard for you?

Choose 3 values to convert to practice what you find difficult. Practice makes perfect.

## Wednesday, November 22, 2006

## Tuesday, November 21, 2006

### Equivalents The Assignment

Equivalents The Assignment

1. Make 4 different fractions using the digits below. You may only use each digit once. Convert these 4 **fractions **into** **decimals, percents and ratios.

**1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9**

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2. Make 4 different decimal using the digits below. You may only use each digit once. Convert these 4 **decimals **into** **fractions, percents and ratios. **(Do not use the decimals from the question above).**

**1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9**

3. Make 4 different percents using the digits below. You may only use each digit once. Convert these 4 **percents **into** **fractions, decimals and ratios. **(Do not use the fractions and decimals from the questions above).**

**1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9**

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4. Make 4 different ratios using the digits below. You may only use each digit once. Convert these 4 **ratios **into** **fractions, decimals and percents. **(Do not use the fractions and decimals or percents from the questions above).**

**1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9**

## Saturday, November 18, 2006

### Look at what I did to your Probability Games

Enjoy. You guys did a great job with your games.

Mr. Harbeck

## Thursday, November 16, 2006

### Oops goofed again Part 3

### Oops I goofed again the Sequel

## Thursday, November 09, 2006

### Oh No I goofed Again

## Wednesday, November 08, 2006

### Oh no I have done something wrong

### Square Root Homework Day 2

## Monday, November 06, 2006

### Square Root Homework

## Sunday, November 05, 2006

### Is this about You??

Leave a comment please.

Mr. Harbeck

## Wednesday, November 01, 2006

### During the week extra problems

### Square Roots

During this unit the Scribes will be at work. Please choose a person from the Scribe List to be the next scribe. The Scribe list can be found in the sidebar under the category other Sargent Park Math Blogs. Tell that person at school as well as on your scribe post. Please label your post Scribepost.

Happy Scribing

Homework Assignment 1

Which of these numbers can be Perfect Squares. 6,8,9,10. Justify your answers using pictures, words or numbers.

Homework Assignment 2

Show your understanding of square roots. Draw the squares for the following numbers: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, then 12,14 and 17. Remember the mullet!!!

Long mullet

This Video might help.

Mr. Harbeck