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.

 1.  What
is the wingspan of the Canada Goose in dm?

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

 3.  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.   

 4.  What
is Mignon’s first step?

 5.  What
is Mignon’s second step?

 6.  What
is Mignon’s third step?

 7.  What
is Mignon’s fourth step?

 8.  What
is Mignon’s fifth step?

 9.  What
is Mignon’s final step?
