Friday, November 30, 2012

Math problems of the week: 5th grade Investigations vs. Singapore Math

I. The second multiplication problem set in the 5th grade (TERC) Investigations Student Activity Book, Unit 1: "Number Puzzles and Multiplication Towers," p. 10 [click to enlarge]:


II. The second multiplication problem set in the 5th grade Singapore Math Primary Mathematics 5A Workbook, Unit 1: "Whole Numbers", p. 16 [click to enlarge]:

III. Extra Credit:

What grade should/will an Investigations student get if they leave their assignment blank because their parents saw to it that they learned all their multiplication "combinations" over the summer?

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