







Writing numbers in the form a/b 
20160717 

From Edward: How to write these numbers in form of a/b: 7, 0.175, 3.25, 37/10, 16, 1/3, 2.04 Answered by Penny Nom. 





Paul is making banana bread 
20140217 

From John: Paul is making banana bread. The number of cups of bananas he uses is proportional to the number of loaves of bread. Paul uses 11 1/4 cups of bananas to make 5 loaves of bread. Which equation represents the relationship between c, the number of cups of bananas, and b, the number of loaves of bread?
A) C=4/9 b
B) C=2b
C) C= 2 1/4 b
D) C=5b Answered by Penny Nom. 





Four less than three times a number is 14 
20100416 

From David: My daughter has two questions that we could use some help with.
First ?
Four less than three times a number is 14
Secound?
The quotient of 15 and w Answered by Penny Nom. 





Rewriting and evaluating formulas 
20011119 

From A conserned mother: Due to the wide range of temperatures experienced in Canada, engineers who construct roads must allow for expansion and contraction of the road surface. The following formula is used to calculate the amount of expansion E to allow for: E= kL(Tt), where k is the constant of expansion for the road surface. L is the length of the section of highway in metres. T is the temperature of the air in degrees Celsius. t is the temperature, in degress Celsius, at which the section of the highway was constructed. Answered by Walter Whiteley. 





Writing in the math curriculum 
20010423 

From Wendy: I am trying to incorporate more writing into my math curriculum. I am currently using journals and activities which involve written explanations. Any new ideas on how to involve my students more in the writing process in math class? Answered by Walter Whiteley. 





Writing in Math 
20000605 

From Laurel: How can I incorporate writing into my math curriculum? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Math and Writing 
19990121 

From Nancy Waite: This may not be an inquiry for this particular service, but we are searching for teacher resources incorporating writing into mathematics. With the new state math frameworks, our district is emphasizing using the writing process to develop thinking skills in math. We are gathering available resources in this area so we can begin formulating a plan to incorporate writing skills into the mathematics curriculum. Answered by Walter Whiteley and Rick Seaman. 

