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Mathematics in context.

Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.; Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, inc.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. ; [Austin, Tex.] : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive mathematics curriculum for middle school grades. Students investigate and answer questions directly related to a particular context and develop mathematical understanding from the context.
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Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.; Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, inc.
ISBN: 0030396271 9780030396274 0030398126 9780030398124 0030396174 9780030396175 0030398045 9780030398049 0030938813 9780030938818 0030431344 9780030431340
OCLC Number: 137272022
Notes: Manipulatives kit includes: 30 acetate sheets, 12 table tennis balls, 32 compass cards, 32 drawing compasses, 8 magnetic compasses, 600 two-color counters, 1000 1cm/1g. connecting cubes (in 10 colors), 60 wooden number cubes, 6 wooden geometric solids, 30 12-ounce cups, 2 sets of measuring cups, 6 measuring pitchers, 12 100mm petri dishes, 1 bag of rubber bands, 32 scissors, 12 clear spinners, 32 12-inch rulers, 16 60-in. tape measures, 12 folding meter sticks ; in container (60 x 40 x 17 cm.).
Levels from teacher's guides.
Each volume is also part of a strand covering each of the three levels. Algebra strand includes: Comparing quantities ; Expressions and formulas ; Building formulas ; Operations ; Graphing equations ; Patterns and figures ; Ups and downs ; Algebra rules! Data analysis and probability strand includes: Picturing numbers ; Take a chance ; Dealing with data ; Second chance ; Great predictions ; Insights into data. Geometry and measurement strand includes: Figuring all the angles ; Reallotment ; Made to measure ; Packages and polygons ; Triangles and beyond ; It's all the same ; Looking at an angle. Number strand includes: Models you can count on ; Fraction times ; More or less ; Facts and factors ; Ratios and rates ; Revisiting numbers.
Target Audience: 6-8.
Description: 28 volumes : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm + teacher's guides (27 volumes : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm) + teaching transparencies (3 volumes) + number tools + number tools teacher's guide + algebra tools + algebra tools teacher's guide + teacher's implementation guide + manipulatives kit for levels 1, 2, and 3
Contents: Level 1. [Grade 6]. Comparing quantities --
Expressions and formulas --
Expressions and formulas, using algebra applets (technology unit) --
Fraction times --
Figuring all the angles --
Models you can count on --
More or less --
Picturing numbers --
Reallotment --
Take a chance --
Level 2. [Grade 7]. Building formulas --
Dealing with data --
Facts and factors --
Made to measure --
Operations --
Packages and polygons --
Ratios and rates --
Second chance --
Triangles and beyond --
Level 3. [Grade 8]. Algebra rules! --
Graphing equations --
Great predictions --
It's all the same --
Insights into data --
Looking at an angle --
Patterns and figures --
Revisiting numbers --
Ups and downs.
Other Titles: Mathematics in context :
Algebra.
Mathematics in context :
Data analysis and probability.
Mathematics in context :
Geometry and measurement.
Mathematics in context :
Numbers.
Mathematics in context :
Manipulatives kit for levels 1, 2, and 3.
Britannica mathematics in context

Abstract:

A comprehensive mathematics curriculum for middle school grades. Students investigate and answer questions directly related to a particular context and develop mathematical understanding from the context.
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