Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Math Challenge March 14

The memorial to Albert Einstein is located at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. The bronze figure, weighs approximately 4 tons, and is 12 feet tall. There are 3 feet in a yard. How many yards tall is the statue?

(For younger children, use counters: Take 12 counters and put them together to show the 12 feet, separate them into piles of 3, how many piles are there?)

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Parents may help, but try to let your child figure it out on their own.

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Good Luck!

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