Thursday, December 3, 2009

Giuseppe's questions

Okay guys. Here's the questions that I picked.

6. A rectangle has an area of 64m squared.

a) Determine the prime factorization of 64.


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4 x 16

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2 x 2 x 4 x 4

b) Is 64 a perfect square?

The answer is yes. Since it has two 2s and two 4s, you can go like 2 x 4 x 2 x 2 = and you'll get 64.

c) Draw a square with that area and label its side lengths.

7. Write the prime factorization of each number. Identify the perfect squares.
a) 42
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7 x 6
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7 x 2 x 3 Not perfect
b) 169
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13 x 13 Perfect
c) 256
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16 x 16
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4 x 4 x 4 x 4 Perfect


giuseppe841 said...

Sorry bout that error near the picture guys. It was fine when I published it but then yeah . I don't know what happened.

Kamille841 said...

Good job giuseppe ! I liked your picture but you weren't suppose to do a scribepost today it was only Riemer John, Alvin and me.

elijah841 said...

HAHA, kamille, giuseppe was supposed to do the blog .. Well, yea 'nyways, good job Giuseppe ! But for number " seven " you should draw a picture so it looks better and easier to understand.

vanessa841 said...

Good job Giuseppe ! When you did the factor trees, I agree with Elijah, you should at least make it look more presentable. Well you and Kamille I think got it all mixed up but at least someone did it. Overall good job.

sierra841 said...

I also agree with Vanessa & Elijah, maybe you should have made a factor tree on paint? To make it easier to understand. Other then that, I couldn't find any other simple mistakes. BUT, good job!

giuseppe841 said...

oh and I almost forgot. sorry for putting 4 instead of two 2s. because 4 can still be divided in half.


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