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 Post subject: Least ValuePosted: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 19:12:03 UTC
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Which expression represents the least value?

235 + 1/3
235 – 1/3
235 × 1/3
235 ÷ 1/3

How do I explain to a grade 5 class that :235 × 1/3 is the least without doing any calculations?

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 Post subject: Re: Least ValuePosted: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 19:38:24 UTC
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 Post subject: Re: Least ValuePosted: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 22:55:49 UTC
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Kodwo wrote:
Which expression represents the least value?

235 + 1/3
235 – 1/3
235 × 1/3
235 ÷ 1/3

How do I explain to a grade 5 class that :235 × 1/3 is the least without doing any calculations?

It's the only one which is bigger than 236.

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