Friday, Dec 20 – Due Monday, Dec 23

Posted on January 21st, 2012 in 503 by bastachowiak


REMEMBER, GRADES ARE DUE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25. ANY ASSIGNMENTS DUE BEFORE THIS ASSIGNMENT MUST BE TURNED IN BY TUESDAY TO EARN CREDIT.

ANY WORK COMPLETED FOR PREVIOUS CHAPTERS CAN STILL EARN 50% AND ANY WORK COMPLETED FOR THE CURRENT CHAPTER RECEIVED BEFORE WEDNESDAY WILL RECEIVE 100%.

Everyday Math:

Study Links 4.3 and 4.4

Pre-Algebra:

Pg. 81-82

#’s 10-30, 37,38

Science:

The class assignment was to create two bar charts for the following two sets of information:

Table 1: Annual Rainfall in Boomtown: 1996 – 2005

Year

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

Rainfall in centimeters

92

99

89

94

94

84

97

85

94

72

 

Table 1: Annual Rainfall in Boomtown: 1996 – 2005

Year

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

Rainfall in centimeters

7

10

7

3

3

0

0

3

7

7

25

20

Use the bar charts to answer the following questions.
1. Look at the graphs of annual and monthly rainfall in Boomtown that you created. Describe any patterns that you see in the rainfall.
2. a. Is there anything unusual about Boomtown’s annual rainfall? Explain.
     b. Is there anything unusual about Boomtown’s monthly rainfall? Explain.
3. During the same year, a town in california and a city in Maryland both received about 99 cm of rain. In August, the town in California had less than 1 cm of rain while the city in Maryland had 7 cm. Explain how these two places could have the same annual rainfall.
4. Which location – Delta Marsh, Green Hill, or Seaside Cliff – would be mostly affected by
     a. a year of typical rainfall in Boomtown? Explain
     b. another flood in Boomtown? Explain.

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