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How Far Apart Are The Freeway Exits?

This activity requires students to study freeway exit signs and interpret the information presented by comparing distances and telling how far between exits. The activity includes four different exit signs, each including fractions, challenge questions as well as guiding questions to help students think about the real world application of these signs. The site includes a downloadable file for the signs and a PDF of the entire activity.
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Contributed by: Robert Kaplinsky - Author, Robert Kaplinsky - Publisher
Math TopicNumber Sense, Fractions, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Other Math Topic
Grade Level3, 4, 5
Resource TypeActivity

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorRobert Kaplinsky - Author, Robert Kaplinsky - Publisher
    • Publication Date2013-04-04
    • RightsCreative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 unported
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    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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