Mathematics Questions:Week Of January 6, 2020

This isa photo of the TS Kennedy.

1.  The TS Kennedy has a length of 540 feet and a beam (width) of 76 feet
A.  Work as a class to mark off the width of the TS Kennedy on your school playground.
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B.  Express the length and width of the TS Kennedy in inches.  Show and explain your work.  Be sure to label.
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C.  Express the length and width of the TS Kennedy in inches.  Show and explain your work.  Be sure to label.
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D.  Express these measurements in meters/centimeters.  Be sure to show, explain, and label your work. 


 

This is a photo of the cadet's beds.

2.  A cadet’s rack is 77 ½ inches long and 27 ½ inches wide.
A.  Grab a ruler and some masking tape.  Work as a class to mark off the size of the rack on your classroom floor.
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B.  Express these measurements in centimeters.  Be sure to show, explain, and label your work. 
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C.  Calculate the area and perimeter of a rack.  Be sure to show, explain, and label your work. 
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D.  At home, measure the length and width of your bed.  Compare the size of your bed and the size of a cadet’s rack. Be sure to show, explain, and label your work.   

This is the signal flag alphabet.

3.  The signal flags, A-Z, are stored on the Bridge of the TS Kennedy.  Write your first name in signal flags.  Look carefully at the flags.  Look carefully at the flags.  The flags are made up of shapes, lines, angles, and fractions.  Write about what you see.    

 

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