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Tad Watanabe

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decimal, fractions, and calculators
Posted: Jun 21, 1995 5:18 PM
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One thing I try with students (pre-service 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






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