# Month: March 2015

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## Properties of Negative Integer Exponents to Generate Equivalent Numeric Expressions

If you are going to be negative, you are on the wrong side of the line. If you are an exponent, that is. If an positive exponent tells you how […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Opposite Quantities

I take two steps forward I take two steps back We come together ’cause opposites attract I’m like a minus, she’s like a plus One going up, one coming down […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Division of Rational Numbers

Imagine trying to divide a set of books among zero people! That doesn’t even make sense….does it? This activity takes this idea one step further, using the relationship between multiplication […]

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## Properties of Positive Integer Exponents to Generate Equivalent Numerical Expressions

Exponential growth…we love it when it applies to our bank account, we hate it when it applies to the dishes in the sink! As we multiply the same number over […]

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## Operations with Numbers Expressed in Scientific Notation

How can you measure a year? Besides, daylights, sunsets, midnights and cups of coffee, we can say a year is 525,600 minutes or 31,536,000 seconds or .001 of a millennium. […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Multiplication of Rational Numbers

In previous grades, students have been multiplying positive rational numbers, which include integers, fractions, and terminating decimals. In this activity, they extend their understanding to positive and negative rational numbers. […]