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# Color Tiles

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## V Kang

on 26 October 2014

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#### Transcript of Color Tiles

What is it?
2 dimensional plastic or wood
squares
that come in 4 colours
GCFs/Factors
introducing linear equations
Area Ratios
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by Cristina Virone & Vivienne Kang
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Create a table of values.
(figure number vs number of tiles)

What's changing and what's constant?

Create an equation in y=mx+b form
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Ex) Given 24 tiles...
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What is the relationship between the length and area?
Create a table of values. (figure number vs number of tiles)
Solving Equations
Let represent 1
Let represent x
Let represent x
Probability
Visual/spatial learners

Collaboration - Group work

Discovering and physically manipulating patterns to achieve different outcomes

Tangible way to think about relationships

Making connections between visuals, numbers and equations

Encouraging creativity within mathematics

Usable from K-12
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Integers
Red
- Positive
Blue
- Negative
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Ex) Find -5 + 3 using color tiles.
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Rectangle Pattern challenges
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figure 1
figure 2
figure 3
Create an equation.
Ex) What is the probability of getting a red tile out of this jar?

Ex. 2x + x + 3 = y + x + x + 1
Solve for y
2x + x + 3
y + x + x + 1
y
y = x + 2
y =
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Colour Tiles can also be used for...
Patterns
Series and Sequences
Ratios
Rates
Fractions and Percentages
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