Scribe Post for October 9, 2008

Thursday, October 9, 2008
In the beginning of class today, we were talking about the number of printing paper, we would have in one day and worked through a whole bunch of question. The last question was, how many trailers would there be to get all the paper we need in one month?

Here are the information. I'll help you go through this problem.
- 4 000 0000 in one month ( 25 days)
60 000 in one day
- 5000 boxes all together

- 32 boxes for 160 000

Now, ill show you how to get this information.
- to find how many paper we used in one day we have to do this:
4 000 000 (in one month) / 25 (days) = 160 000 (in one day)
-to find the 32 boxes we have to do this:
160 000(in one day) /5000(boxes) = 32 boxes
AND finally, this is how you find how many trailers you need:
32 (boxes) x 25 (days) / 250 (trailers) = 3.2 trailers
Then you just round that off to a whole number.
3 trailers !

After we have done that, we did the gum ball machines sheet.

We answered the questions 3, 4, 5 in class, and the rest was for homework.
Question number 3: you have to use tallies
Question number 5: you have to use numbers, eg. 5
Question number 6 : you have to use fractions out of a hundred , eg. 5/100
Question number 7 : you have to use percents, eg. 7%
Question number 8: you have to change the number like into percents %

This what we did in question number 3 .
My group and I drew out 10 gumballs. This is our result:

In question number 4 you just write why your predictions were right or wrong. EXPLAIN .
For example :

My predictions were not very close because I thought that it would be the blue gum balls that would be the most picked out, because the blue has the most gum balls.

In question number 5 , we had to draw out 100 gum balls and this is what my group got:

This is what you do for question 6.

In question 7, you just have to convert the answers for question 6 to percents.

In question 8, put your percents on the number line

So , now you could see, there is more possibility for the gum ball to be blue than it is to be red.
Sorry if this is hard to understand, I tried to explain it well .


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