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Teachers' Lounge Discussion: Teaching conversion of units of measurement

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From: Greta Hannah <gretahannah@numail.org>
To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2009031811:18:22
Subject: Teaching conversion

	
I need to explain to 3rd graders how converting from a big unit to a
smaller unit they multiply and converting from a small unit to a 
bigger unit they divide.  How can I explain WHY this works?

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