• Ch. 8 Math Test

Wed., March 11

The students need to be able to:

1. Complete a function table when given the inputs and the equation.
2. Use words and symbols to describe the value of each term as a function of its position. (For example, "add 3 to the position number", x+3)
3. Write an equation to represent the function, when given a table.
4. When given a situation, such as for every chore completed the student earns 2 dollars, write an equation for that scenario like y=2x.
5. Make a table to show the relationship in that equation, using 3 values like 1, 2, and 3.
6. Graph the ordered pairs from the table.
7.  Give the value for y when x is a certain number.
8. Solve (using inverse operations) and graph inequalities on a number line.
9. Write and solve an inequality based on a given word problem.

Study your green review!  If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Wednesday!

Ch. 8 Math Quiz

Wed., March 4

The students need to be able to:

1. Complete a function table when given the inputs and the equation.
2. Use words and symbols to describe the value of each term as a function of its position. (For example, "add 3 to the position number", x+3)
3. Write an equation to represent the function, when given a table. (For example, y=3x)
4. When given a situation, such as for every chore completed the student earns 2 dollars, write an equation for that scenario like y=2x.
5. Make a table to show the relationship in that equation, using 3 values like 1, 2, and 3.
6. Graph the ordered pairs from the table.
7.  Give the value for y when x is a certain number.

If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Wednesday!

Ch. 7 Math Test

Tues. Feb. 25

The students need to be able to:

1. Solve equations given choices.
2. Solve equations mentally, and in a word problem. 4x=20     x=5
3. Solve addition equations by subtracting the same number from both sides.   y + 7 = 20     y=13
4. Solve subtraction equations by adding the same number to both sides.  a - 14 = 21     a=35
5. Write and solve addition and subtraction equations from given word problems.
6. Solve multiplication equations by dividing.
7. Solve division equations by multiplying.
8. Write and solve multiplication and division equations to solve word problems.

Study your completed green review...due Monday.   If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Tuesday!

Ch. 7 Math Quiz

Tues., Feb. 11

The students need to be able to:

1. Solve equations given choices.
2. Solve equations mentally, and in a word problem. 4x=20     x=5
3. Solve addition equations by subtracting the same number from both sides. y + 7 = 20     y=13
4. Solve subtraction equations by adding the same number to both sides.  a - 14 = 21     a=35
5. Write and solve an addition equation from a given word problem.

If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Tuesday!

Ch. 6 Math Test

Wed., Jan  29

The students need to be able to:

1. Write products using exponents.
2. Write powers as a product of the same factor and find the value.
3. Find the value of expressions, using the order of operations (PEMDAS).
4. Evaluate expressions when given values for variables.
5. Write phrases as algebraic expressions.
6. Determine whether two expressions are equivalent.  If so, tell which property is applied.  If not, explain why.
7. Show the Distributive Property steps used to solve multiplication problems and solve.
8. Use the Distributive Property to rewrite algebraic expressions.
9. Simplify expressions.
10. Factor expressions.

Study your green review, due Tuesday 1/28.

If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Wednesday!

Ch. 6 Math Quiz

Tues, Jan. 21

The students need to be able to:

1. Write products using exponents.
2. Write powers as a product of the same factor and find the value.
3. Find the value of expressions, using the order of operations (PEMDAS).
4. Evaluate expressions when given values for variables. (For example, 6 + x, when x=2)
5. Write phrases as algebraic expressions.

If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Tuesday!

Ch. 5 Math Test- This is our only assessment in Ch. 5.

Thurs., Jan. 9

The students need to be able to:

1. Change fractions to terminating and repeating decimals. (can use calculators here)
2. Compare and order integers (eg. -4, 7, -16)  and rational numbers (eg. 1/2, -5/6, 2.5).
3. Evaluate absolute values. (always positive!)
4. Tell the opposite of an integer. (If it's positive, make it negative, and vice versa.)
5. Graph integers on a number line.
6. Graph and locate points on a coordinate grid using ordered pairs and the 4 quadrants.
7. Name an integer to go with a situation. (eg. losing \$3, would be -3)

Your green review sheet (due Wed.) is a great study guide! If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Thursday!

Ch. 4 Math Test

Tuesday, Dec. 10

The students need to be able to:

1. estimate the products of fractions and whole numbers or other fractions (compatible numbers, and changing to 0, 1/2 or 1)
2. multiply fractions by whole numbers or other fractions (multiply numerators, multiply denominators...be sure to simplify)
3. multiply mixed numbers by fractions or other mixed numbers (change to improper fractions first, change answer back to mixed number if necessary)
4. convert customary units (big to small, multiply...small to big, divide)
5. Divide with fractions, whole numbers, and mixed numbers (always "flip" the second number or divisor into its reciprocal, and then multiply)
6. solve word problems using these skills- Study the "when to multiply and divide" yellow sheet!!!

Your green review sheet, due Monday is a great study guide!  If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Tuesday!

Math Quiz- Ch. 4:

Friday 11/22/19

The students need to be able to:

1. estimate the products of fractions and whole numbers or other fractions (compatible numbers, and changing to 0, 1/2 or 1)
2. multiply fractions by whole numbers or other fractions (multiply numerators, multiply denominators...be sure to simplify)
3. multiply mixed numbers by fractions or other mixed numbers (change to improper fractions first, change answer back to mixed number if necessary)
4. convert customary units (big to small, multiply...small to big, divide) Unit equivalencies are provided.
5. solve word problems using these skills

If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Friday!

Math Test 3- Ch.1:

Tuesday, Nov. 12

The students need to be able to:

1. Find greatest common factors
2. Find least common multiples
3. Write ratios as fractions in simplest form and explain its meaning (For example, for every 3 red paperclips, there are 4 blue paperclips)
4. Write rates as unit rates (fractions with 1 in the denominator)
5. Use ratio tables to find values
6. Graph ordered pairs on a coordinate plain and describe the pattern in the graph
7. Determine if two rates are equivalent
8. Solve word problems using these skills

Study your green review which is due completed by Monday!

If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Tuesday!

Math Quiz 3- Ch.1:

Wednesday, Nov. 6

The students need to be able to:

1. Find greatest common factors
2. Find least common multiples
3. Write ratios as fractions in simplest form and explain its meaning (For example, for every 3 red paperclips, there are 4 blue paperclips)
4. Write rates as unit rates (fractions with 1 in the denominator)
5. Use ratio tables to find values
6. Graph ordered pairs on a coordinate plain and describe the pattern in the graph

If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Wednesday!

Math Test- Ch.2:

Thursday, Oct.24

The students need to be able to:

Change:

1. fractions or mixed numbers to decimals- divide numerator by denominator, or get them to be a fraction with 10, 100, or 1,000 as the denominator)
2. decimals to fractions or mixed numbers in simplest terms-read the decimal out loud, write the fraction you hear, simplify
3. percents to decimals- move decimal 2 places to left, drop %
4. decimals to percents-move decimal 2 places to right, add %
5. percents to fractions or mixed numbers in simplest form- usually percent number over 100, then simplify, but...If you start with something like 13 1/2%, change it to 13.5%, then 0.135, then 135/1000, then simplify.
6. fractions to percents- change to a fraction with denominator of 100, that numerator is your percent
7. Also:
8. estimate the percent of a number- change to compatible fraction and a number that works
9. find the percents of numbers- multiply number by percent (change to a decimal before multiplying)
10. put percents, fractions, or decimals in order- change them all to decimals (or fractions, or percents) first

If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Thursday! Also, be sure to complete your green review by Wednesday, and study it!  It's A LOT like the test!

Math Quiz 2:

Wednesday, Oct. 16

The students need to be able to:

Change:

1. fractions or mixed numbers to decimals- get the denominator to be 10, 100, or 1,000 in an equivalent fraction, and then read out loud, write what you hear, OR in some rare cases divide numerator by denominator
2. decimals to fractions or mixed numbers in simplest terms-read the decimal out loud, write the fraction you hear, simplify
3. percents to decimals- move decimal 2 places to left, drop %
4. decimals to percents- move decimal 2 places to right, add %
5. percents to fractions or mixed numbers in simplest form- usually percent number over 100, then simplify, but...If you start with something like 13 1/2%, change it to 13.5%, then 0.135, then 135/1000, then simplify.
6. fractions to percents- change to a fraction with denominator of 100, that numerator is your percent

Also:

1. solve an estimation division word problem

If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Tuesday!

Math Chapter 3:

Friday, Sept. 27th

The students need to be able to:

1. add and subtract decimals(line up decimal points)
2. estimate products of decimals(round and then multiply)
3. multiply decimals by whole numbers(count the decimal places in the decimal factor and use the same number of decimal places in your product)
4. multiply decimals by decimals (count the decimal places in the factors and use the same number of decimal places in your product)
5. divide decimals by whole numbers(line the decimal point up in the quotient with the one in the dividend)
6. divide decimals by decimals (move the decimal in the divisor to the end, and move it the same number in the dividend, then line up in the quotient)
7. estimate quotients using compatible numbers(find numbers that are close and divide nicely)
8. use the "power of 10" to multiply(move the decimal point the same number of times as there are zeros or decimal places in your power of 10)
9. solve word problems using these skills

Your green review packet is due completed on Thursday! Look over your "Powers of Ten" homework sheet from Tuesday night.

If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Friday!

Math Quiz 1 (Ch.3):

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019

The students need to be able to:

1. add and subtract decimals (LINE UP the decimal points!)
2. estimate products of decimals (ROUND, then multiply)
3. multiply decimals by whole numbers (Count the number of decimal places in the problem and make that the number of decimal places in your answer.)
4. multiply decimals by decimals (Count the number of decimal places in the problem and make that the number of decimal places in your answer.)
5. solve word problems using these skills (All word problems need units!)

If you have questions, or need help, please let Mrs. McCarthy know- before Thursday!