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sadolite
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10/5/2014 6:49:09 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Use base ten blocks to model 156. Place 2 tens below the hundred to form a rectangle. How many groups of 12 does the rectangle show? How much of the dividend in not shown in this rectangle?

This is an actual math problem from my sons math book.
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10/6/2014 3:03:01 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 10/5/2014 6:49:09 PM, sadolite wrote:
Use base ten blocks to model 156. Place 2 tens below the hundred to form a rectangle. How many groups of 12 does the rectangle show? How much of the dividend in not shown in this rectangle?

This is an actual math problem from my sons math book.
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10/9/2014 8:18:31 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
If theirs a 200 pound man in a pastry shop with a 20 dollar bill and he's ready to buy, in order to know his volume change you have to know the value of pie (pi). ;0
FaustianJustice
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10/9/2014 11:36:49 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 10/5/2014 6:49:09 PM, sadolite wrote:
Use base ten blocks to model 156. Place 2 tens below the hundred to form a rectangle. How many groups of 12 does the rectangle show? How much of the dividend in not shown in this rectangle?

This is an actual math problem from my sons math book.

We never used our blocks for math, but... I guess you could have. I mean, it helped more for volume than it did for math problems.
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sadolite
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10/10/2014 8:51:30 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 10/9/2014 11:36:49 PM, FaustianJustice wrote:
At 10/5/2014 6:49:09 PM, sadolite wrote:
Use base ten blocks to model 156. Place 2 tens below the hundred to form a rectangle. How many groups of 12 does the rectangle show? How much of the dividend in not shown in this rectangle?

This is an actual math problem from my sons math book.

We never used our blocks for math, but... I guess you could have. I mean, it helped more for volume than it did for math problems.

You can't model 156 with ten blocks and further more why do they assume I would model it as a rectangle. It is just the worst example of academia imaginable.
Beware of the people who are in your circle but are not in your corner.

And with the stroke of a pen people 18 to 21 who own a gun became criminals and public enemy #1 having committed no crime and having said nothing. Just like the Jews in Germany during WW2. Must be a weird feeling.

When I hear people crying and whining about their first world problems I think about the universe with everything in it and people in wheelchairs and all of their problems go away.