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Chapter 2

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Ihor Charischak 
icharisc@stevens.edu

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Transition Math Alignments

CHAPTER 2: Large and Small Numbers
(Pacing Note - Chapter 2 to be completed by: October 20th)
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2.1
Multiplying by 10, 100, ...
How many stars are there?
2.2

Powers 
The Power of 2 - Some Paper Folding Mathematics
Folding paper in half. Can you do it 12 times? Britney did. See how.

2.3
Scientific Notation for Large Numbers
Calculator Master 3 - Scientific Notation for Large Numbers (Source: Technology Sourcebook, p. 56) Use the TI-84 to do this activity.
2.4
Multiplying by 1/10, 1/100, ...

2.5
Percent of a Quantity 

2.6
From Decimals to Fractions and Percents 
percent, decimal, fraction activity
2.7
10/10/06

Circle Graphs
Profile of Alex Rodriguez's hitting in 2005. Make a comparable graph for his 2006 statistics. Arod will go down as one of the greatest hitters of all time. So why is the green area of his circle graph so big? Explain.
http://www.ciese.org/math/activities/graphs/arod.html

2.8
More Powers of Ten 

2.9
10/17/06
Scientific Notation for Small Numbers
Calculator Master 5 - Scientific Notation for Small Numbers (Source: Technology Sourcebook, p. 60) Use the TI-84 to do this activity

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