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terry goldfischer

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Registered: 10/23/11
Question about Singapore Math
Posted: Oct 23, 2011 2:34 PM
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Hi all,
Our district its thinking about adopting Singapore Math for our K-6 buildings.

I would appreciate any thoughts regarding how it really is aligned to the Common Core; if any of your districts are currently using or thinking of using the program; and/or if there are any other programs worthy of investigating.

Thank you all for any input you can provide.
Terry




From: gfurman@ecs.k12.ny.us
To: nysmhs@mathforum.org; nysmsmath@mathforum.org
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 17:20:06 -0400
Subject: Re: Proposed changes in how 3-8 and Regents exams are scored (message for Tzippy)
CC: nyshsmath@mathforum.org; nyscollmath@mathforum.org; nyselmath@mathforum.org; nysmmn@mathforum.org; nysmsmath@mathforum.org



A teacher asked me about a problem in one of the math textbooks. Is there some rule that I am not aware of in the order of operations for multiplication and division from left to right?


Here is the problem:


40 ÷ 5(2)


Does the two in parentheses imply that the multiplication is to be done first or is the problem done L to R with division first? One calculator had 4 for the answer and another had 16.


Looking forward to your thoughts.




Gary Furman
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
Ellenville Central School District
845-647-0107



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