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Teachers' Lounge Discussion: Teaching conversion of units of measurement

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From: Greta Hannah

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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