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decimal, fractions, and calculators
Posted:
Jun 21, 1995 5:18 PM


One thing I try with students (preservice teachers) is to have them do 1/3 on calculators then multiply the result by 3. I then ask them to punch in 0.333... and multiply it by 3. Sometime interesting discussions follow.
Tad Watanabe Towson State University Towson, Maryland



