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Divide and Conquer

Published on 10/12/2012

Activity Overview

Students play a game that requires them to multiply or divide by numbers between 0 and 1. They can use a calculator to perform the multiplication, however the game helps them learn what happens when you multiply and divide by numbers between 0 and 1.

Objectives

Understand that dividing by a number between 0 and 1 makes the result larger and that the smaller the divisor the larger the result.
Understand that multiplying by a number between 0 and 1 makes the result smaller.

Vocabulary

No new vocaulary is introduced in this activity.

About the Lesson

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