Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Tony's Percentage Growing Post


Question 1

What is a good definition of percent?
You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)



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QUESTION 2
How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer
Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer).



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Question 3

Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer).


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Question 4
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools.


I looked at one class that was learning about calculus it made me scared to go to high school =P i learnt a bit about it though just reading this persons post i think they did a great job on it.
https://beta.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=795861946785176426&postID=2088585015384871376


Question 5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.



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Question 6
Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.
a) 16 is 40% of what number?
b) What is 120% of 30?





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I marked my own blog out of 65 and got 64 ( check comments to see why i got 64) and i checked Vanessa's blog and Chenda's. Read their comments to see what i gave them out of 65.

Vanessa's : https://beta.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=669425294728525667&postID=5879239721711878378

Chenda's : https://beta.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=669425294728525667&postID=3423384636462724459

Tony's : https://beta.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=669425294728525667&postID=7765942405520074295

7 comments:

Grand Master Flash_abdul said...

that bubble share has jons name in it lol

jaaydee_ said...

jeeeez tony ! thats not niice :P lol jk jk

Beau Memories said...

Tony, on your 'how to find 35% of 80' animation, you put 100 divided by 80. It should be 80 divided by 100.

Beau Memories said...

Also you did the first part of number 6 wrong. You have to find the total value. 16 is equal to 40%.

rj said...

your link is not clickable

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Tony D said...
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Tony D said...

5 Marks

The Growing Post is labeled correctly.(2)
The Growing Post is titled correctly. (1)

The questions for the Growing Post are copied in and in a different colour than the rest of the post.(2)
Question 1 What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)
10 Marks

The question is answered correctly.(1)
There is a symbol, picture and numerical example for the question(3)
There is an image with this question.(3)
The image for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(2)

The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question.(1)

Question 2 How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

10 Marks

Shows how the values are equivalent using numbers.(3)
Shows how the values are equivalent using images.(2)
Shows how all the values are equivalent using pictures.(2)
The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(2)

The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question.(1)


Question 3 Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer).

10 Marks

Shows 1 way to find the answer.(1)
Shows 2 ways to find the answer.(1)
Shows 3 ways to solve the question.(1)
Illustrates the ways to get the answer.(3)
The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(3)
The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1)


Question 4
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

5 Marks

Student left a comment behind at a different school.(1)
Student left a link in their post that works.(2)
Student left a review of the post they were linking too.(1)
The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1)

Question 5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.
10 Marks

Student answers the question correctly.(2)
Student explains Why or Why not.(3)
The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(3)
The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1)
Question 6
Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.

15 Marks
a) 16 is 40% of what number?


Answers the question properly.(2)
Uses an image to illustrate answering the question.(2)
The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(2)
The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1.5)
b) What is 120% of 30?

Answers the question properly.(2)
Uses an image to illustrate answering the question.(2)
The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(2)
The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1.5)

I got 64/65 because i could've put more effort into question 4. I did a good job though because i took my time to make all the gliffy pictures