Name:    Try It Out -- Chapter 12, Lesson 8

Numeric Response

The wingspan of the Canada Goose is almost three times its body length. Mignon made a model of the wingspan and the body length. She used a rod to represent 1 dm and a cube to represent 0.1 dm.

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What is the wingspan of the Canada Goose in dm?

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What is the body length of the Canada Goose in dm?

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What is the difference between the wingspan and the body length in dm?

Matching

Order the steps Mignon took for her solution.
 a. Then she determined the difference between the wingspan and the body length using cubes. b. She got the body length and wingspan measurements of the Canada Goose in decimetres. c. First she modelled the wingspan using rods. d. First she determined the difference between the wingspan and the body length using rods. e. Then she modelled the body length using cubes. f. She determined the difference by adding 7 dm + 0.8 dm + 0.1 dm.

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What is Mignon’s first step?

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What is Mignon’s second step?

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What is Mignon’s third step?

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What is Mignon’s fourth step?

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What is Mignon’s fifth step?

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What is Mignon’s final step?