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Topic: Using Rap to Learn Science
Replies: 39   Last Post: Jul 11, 2013 9:15 AM

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 Richard Strausz Posts: 4,621 Registered: 12/4/04
Re: Using Rap to Learn Science
Posted: Jul 9, 2013 3:47 PM
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> And I say 'Don't waste more time avoiding
> mathematics.' Beyond that,
> why is a geometry teacher facing a situation where a
> student needs to
> apply the quadratic formula? Especially, without
> having any idea
> what it means or where it came from? More blind rote
> response
> instead of mathematics understanding?
>
> Wayne

There are 2 intersecting chords in a circle whose lengths are 10 and 7. If the longer chord is divided into parts of 1 and 9, what are the lengths of the 2 parts of the shorter chord?

Richard

> At 03:07 PM 7/8/2013, Richard Strausz wrote:
> > > Can they "complete the square"? If not, start
> there.
> > > If they don't
> > > get it, stop there.
> > >
> > > Wayne
> > >

> >
> >What would you have a geometry teacher do when

> facing a student who
> >didn't master completing the square in his past? I
> say 'let him sing
> >the darn song!
> >
> >Richard
> >
> >

> > > At 01:08 PM 7/8/2013, Richard Strausz wrote:
> > > >...and then there is the 'quadratic formula
> song'
> > > that some of my
> > > >students used to help them learn it:
> > > >
> > > >https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgcvxI4b85Q
> > > >
> > > >Richard

Date Subject Author
7/5/13 Robert Hansen
7/5/13 Richard Strausz
7/5/13 Robert Hansen
7/5/13 Wayne Bishop
7/6/13 GS Chandy
7/6/13 Richard Strausz
7/6/13 Robert Hansen
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7/6/13 Robert Hansen
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7/8/13 Richard Strausz
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7/8/13 Richard Strausz
7/8/13 Robert Hansen
7/9/13 Wayne Bishop
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7/8/13 Richard Strausz
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7/9/13 Richard Strausz
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7/10/13 Wayne Bishop
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7/10/13 Richard Strausz
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7/11/13 Robert Hansen

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