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11820en-us2014-04-09T15:48:36ZWed, 09 Apr 2014 15:48:36 +0000hourly12000-01-01T12:00+00:00 Easter Egg Hunt
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<p>Are you read for a quadratic equation word problem that relates to Easter? I can't think of anything more entertaining to do this Easter that links the holiday with Math! Jennifer Ledwith provides us with this entertaining set of questions for a fun filled 'mathy' Easter.  See the exercise <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/od/quadraticequation/a/Easter-Egg-Hunt-Quadratic.htm">questions here</a>.<br />
<em>(All questions are supported with answers.)</em></p>http://math.about.com/b/2014/04/17/easter-egg-hunt.htmThu, 17 Apr 2014 18:00:57 +00002014-04-17T18:00:57ZMeasures of Central Tendancy
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<p>This concept is taught as early as the 3rd grade and refers to the law of averages. When the term average is used, most of us mean the 'mean' average. However, there are other averages which are the median and the mode.  If you are looking for a 101 on the Mean, the Median and the Mode, you'll find a <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/od/statistics/a/MeanMedian.htm">quick overview here.</a></p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/b/2014/04/09/measures-of-central-tendancy.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://math.about.com/b/2014/04/09/measures-of-central-tendancy.htmWed, 09 Apr 2014 15:48:36 +00002014-04-09T15:48:36ZBeginning of Base 10
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<p>Base 10 concepts begin in Kindergarten. At this early age, base 10 refers to the ability to understand that in a number like 12, the one represents 1 ten or 10 ones, it no longer is the same as 1 when 1 is in isolation. It is also showing the ability to count onward when 10 is recognized, looking at a group of 10 and automatically knowing to count up to determine how many there are when there is a group of 10 and 5 more or 6 more.</p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/b/2014/04/05/beginning-of-base-10.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://math.about.com/b/2014/04/05/beginning-of-base-10.htmSat, 05 Apr 2014 12:52:15 +00002014-04-05T12:52:15ZBest Graduate Level Math Programs
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<p>Are you ready to move on to a graduate degree in math? Whether you're looking to pursue graduate level in Algebra, Number Theory, Algebraic Geometry, Analysis, Applied Math, Discrete Math, Topology, Logic or Geometry, you might just find this list of the <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-science-schools/mathematics-rankings">top schools to pursue graduate level math</a> to be quite helpful. You'll find score levels and useful information to help you guide your decision.</p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/b/2014/04/02/best-graduate-level-math-programs.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://math.about.com/b/2014/04/02/best-graduate-level-math-programs.htmWed, 02 Apr 2014 18:43:50 +00002014-04-02T18:43:50ZAlgebraic Reasoning in Kindergarten?
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<p>When you think of algebraic reasoning, I'm sure that kindergarten is the last thing on your mind. However, algebraic reasoning occurs as early as kindergarten and is certainly one of the benchmarks in the Common Core Standards. This week, I've <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/od/CommonCoreMath/fl/Kindergarten-Common-Core-K0A.htm">written an article </a>about how to address subtraction to five, addition to 10 and what it means to reason algebraically in kindergarten. The strategies in this <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/od/CommonCoreMath/fl/Kindergarten-Common-Core-K0A.htm">article</a> address K.0A in the Common Core Standards.</p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/b/2014/03/30/algebraic-reasoning-in-kindergarten.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://math.about.com/b/2014/03/30/algebraic-reasoning-in-kindergarten.htmSun, 30 Mar 2014 08:53:01 +00002014-03-30T08:53:01ZSomething Uncommon for Common Core
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<p>Khan's Academy just went live with a variety of online math activities to address the Common Core State Standards for grades Kindergarten through to grade 12. For those new to Khan's site, he provides a wealth of tutorials on math for practically every concept from kindergarten through to college. The Common Core activities are free and offer a differentiated approach but don't take my word for it, <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=https://www.khanacademy.org/commoncore">check it out.</a></p>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/b/2014/03/26/something-uncommon-for-common-core.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://math.about.com/b/2014/03/26/something-uncommon-for-common-core.htmWed, 26 Mar 2014 08:59:06 +00002014-03-26T08:59:06ZQuick Graph Paper
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<p>Are you on the last page of your pad of isometric dot paper? Graph Paper? Blank coordinate grid paper? No worries, whether you need portrait or landscape, the many math charts, graphs and grid paper can all be found<a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/od/worksheets/a/Graph-paper.htm"> right here</a>. Whether you`re looking to draw something to scale or whether you just need to plot something, you will always be able to get a quick print right here.</p>http://math.about.com/b/2014/03/21/quick-graph-paper.htmFri, 21 Mar 2014 16:47:50 +00002014-03-21T16:47:50ZTypical Courses of Study for Math
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<p>What should children know in math in Kindergarten, 3rd grade, 7th grades or any grade for that matter? Many states follow the<a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://www.corestandards.org/Math/"> Common Core Standards</a> which relate closely to the<a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://www.nctm.org/standards/default.aspx?id=58"> NCTM standards</a> and of course there are sets of curriculum or standards that vary somewhat,  depending on the educational jurisdiction.  For a quick glimpse at what is expected from a pre-school level through to grade 12, you'll find the<a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/od/reference/a/MathCOS.htm"> grade by grade goals</a> to be quite helpful. When looking through the standards, curriculum or grade by grade goals, remember that these expectations are meant to be achieved by the end of that year.</p>http://math.about.com/b/2014/03/17/typical-courses-of-study-for-math.htmMon, 17 Mar 2014 11:33:58 +00002014-03-17T11:33:58ZHappy Pi Day on March 14
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<p>Pi Day is celebrated usually by math enthusiasts on March 14th because March is the 3rd month and the 14th (day) represents Pi the constant which is 3.14 The symbol Pi looks something like an upside down u:  <strong>∏ </strong> this symbol is also the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet. Pi is actually the ratio of the circumference of the circle to the diameter. Everything else you need to know about <a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/library/weekly/aa111002a.htm">Pi is found right here.</a>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/b/2014/03/12/happy-pi-day-4.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://math.about.com/b/2014/03/12/happy-pi-day-4.htmWed, 12 Mar 2014 09:08:10 +00002014-03-12T09:08:10ZTesting Mom
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<div>Are you looking for samples of both standardized and non standardized tests in Math?  At <a title="This external link will open in a new window" href="http://TestingMom.com" target="_blank">TestingMom.com</a>,  you will find just that. If you or your child is going to take a test that has a math component to it, Testing Mom has practice math questions for that test and it is  modeled after the questions on that test.</div>...<p><a href="http://clk.about.com/?zi=1/1hc&zu=http://math.about.com/b/2014/03/10/testing-mom.htm">Read Full Post</a></p>http://math.about.com/b/2014/03/10/testing-mom.htmMon, 10 Mar 2014 07:02:07 +00002014-03-10T07:02:07Z