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MemberNovember 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm
I teach 7th and 8th graders mathematics. I like saying that proportional reasoning is multiplicative. We just finished scale factor and the idea of a scale factor of 1/2 was the place where students struggles. We kept making models to show that multiplying by 1/2 is the same as dividing by 2.