#14 Math Minute

What do the answers to the following questions all have in common?  
  1. 10 squared
  2. The number of centimeters in a meter
  3. The number of sides on a square multiplied by the quantity of the number of letters in the alphabet take away one.
  4. 55+45
  5. The base 10 equivalent of this binary number:  1100100
They all equal

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The 100th day of school is coming up this Friday, January 22.  Spend your Math Minutes this week exploring some of the following activities!

  • Come up with 100 facts about the number 100.  You can include math problems (like the ones listed above, facts that include the number 100 (check out this site), how to say 100 in different languages, etc.).
  • Learn the scientific names of 100 animals.  Use this site (or another research tool) and present your learning using a tool of your choice (a list on paper, a Keynote, Pic Collage, etc.).
  • Flip a coin 100 times and record the number of heads and tails.  Summarize your results.
  • Write a story about what you think life will be like 100 years from now.
  • Research information about life 100 years ago.  This article has some information about the cost of different items.

As always, share anything you create with the EY coordinator at your building.  We love to showcase your work!


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