Scale Factors - Figure This!


  • Jul 30 2010 8:30 PM

    Rita Nutsch

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Math Challenge #61 : Statue of Liberty. One of a series of NCTM standards-aligned math challenges designed for students to work out with their families. Available in English and Spanish. Learn about similarity and scaling by measuring the length of your nose and your arm in the same units. Then apply this knowledge to find out if the Statue of Liberty's nose is too long.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6

    Topics: Geometric Figures, Rates and Proportions, Mathematics, Measurement & Geometry, Algebra & Functions