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165- Targeted Connections: Thinking Proportionally—the Context Is the Key!

Thursday, April 14, 2011: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Grand Ballroom III (JW Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
Cheryl Malm
Patricia Lucido

Are equivalent fractions and ratios similar? Proportionality compares two quantities (i.e., cups of sugar to cups of flour). Identifying quantities and their relationship is the key to understanding situations that vary proportionally. We will examine the similarities and several Web-based simulations that provide context for exploring proportionality.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8, 3 to 5

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