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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

299- Frogs, French Fries, and Faucets: Examining Proportions through Multiple Lenses

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
3022 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Valerie Sharon
Mary B. Swarthout

Handouts 299_Sharon-Swarthout_Frogs_Frenchfries_and_Faucets.pdf 299_Sharon-Swarthout_Frogs_Frenchfries_and_Faucets_Powerpoint.pdf


Participants will go on a journey analyzing proportional relationships through the use of tape diagrams, tables, and graphs, all within a real-world context. We will move beyond the cross-multiplication algorithm as we explore alternative approaches to promoting multiplicative reasoning.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop


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