# Month: March 2014

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## New Buzzmath Activity – Volume of Rectangular Prisms with Fractional Edges

A puzzle game called Rubik’s Cube was very popular in the 1980’s. The classic Rubik’s Cube is made up of 27 smaller cubes with different colors on the visible faces of the smaller cubes. The object of the game is to pivot the larger cube so that each face has a consistent color. The Rubik’s Cube is a perfect example […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Using Ratio Reasoning to Convert Measurement Units

In Gallon Land, King Gallon is the leader of the land. King Gallon lives with four queens (don’t judge). Each Queen has 2 Princes and each Prince goes on to have two children. OK, so there is no Gallon Land and there is no King Gallon, but this is a great story to help remember how many quarts are in […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Mean and Mean Absolute Deviation

There is nothing mean about this activity; unless, of course, you are talking about the average kind of mean. Conceptually the mean is much more than finding the sum of the values and dividing the quantity of values. In the activity Mean and Mean Absolute Deviation, students get to actively explore the concept of finding the mean by manipulating stacks […]

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## New Buzzmath Activity – Representing Situations with Two Variables

Some things depend on other things! That’s a fact in nature, society, and so on. One thing may be independent, while the other depends on the independent thing. For instance, a parent is independent, in that the parent can live where he or she chooses. A child is dependent on the parent since where the child lives depends on where […]