A review of rational numbers gives students a powerful foundation for future work in algebra, as well as a starting point for understanding irrational numbers.
This mission is aligned with Common Core State Standards: 8.NS.A.1.
The fun stuff:
Rational numbers are awe inspiring. The number 1/23 as a decimal goes 22 digits before it repeats. Conversely, 3.141592654... going to a million digits then repeating is some completely unwieldy ratio of two integers. Cool.
The zip file includes:
★The mission. (8 pages).
★A two-page Quick Start guide for teachers. Detailed and helpful!
★Selected Answers in pdf form.
★Selected Answers online, password protected. For students to correct at home!
The mission includes:
•Venn diagram and tree diagram for number types.
•Converting fractions to decimals and repeating decimals to fractions.
•Comparing numbers in different forms.
•Comparing irrational and rational numbers.
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