# Month: April 2015

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## #NCTMDance : Fun and mathematics in Boston at NCTM 2015

Did you know that more than 8,000 of your math education peers are in attendance at the NCTM Annual Conference? It is the perfect opportunity to have some fun! We […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Factor Expressions with Rational Coefficients

Let’s factorise! That sounds like a workout, doesn’t it? But there’s nothing strenuous about factorising. The term factorise is used in the UK instead of its American counterpart, factor. The activity, Factor Expressions with Rational Coefficients, is about just that…factorising, or factoring expressions! This activity uses the Distributive Property to factor and expand algebraic linear expressions. Students are already familiar […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Introduction to Cube Roots

Are you perfect? If you are a 4, 16, or 36 you are. You also are if you are an 8 or 27. By perfect we mean, a perfect square […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Proportional Relationships

Proportional relationships are all around us–in nature, music, design, art, and a myriad of other real-world spheres. Patterns, prediction, efficiency, and aesthetically pleasing objects result from proportional relationships. How do […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Proportional Relationships and Graphs

When you go to buy something, if you don’t buy it, you pay nothing. In other words, zero of that item cost you zero dollars. But if you do buy […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Rational and Irrational Numbers, and Computation

Is it rational or irrational? The answer depends on who you ask! In the real world, if it is reasonable or logical, then it is rational. But ask a mathematician […]

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## New BuzzMath Activity – Operations with Decimals

In a perfect world everything would be whole and we would not have to deal with parts of a whole. But in real life, a whole is often broken in […]