step 1. Make sure the bottom number ( the denominator ) are the same .

step 2. add the top number ( the numerator ) put the answer over the denominator .

step3. simplify the fraction ( if needed ) .

Example 1.

1/4 + 1/4= 2/4= 1/2

Example 2.

1/3 + 1/6=2/6= 1/3

Example 3.simplify the fraction

3/6=1/2

## Friday, December 21, 2012

## Thursday, December 20, 2012

### Jammelle's Dividing Integer Post

- The product of two integers with the same sign is POSITIVE.

- The product of two integers with different sign is NEGATIVE.

Here are the examples !!

- The product of two integers with different sign is NEGATIVE.

Here are the examples !!

Here is a video that can help you !

### Fiolo's Fraction Scribe Post

Rules in multiplying Fraction:

There are 3 simple steps to multiply fractions.

1. Multiply the top numbers (numerators).

2. Multiply the bottom numbers (denominator).

3. Simplify the fractions if needed.

Example:

Step 1: Multiply top numbers.

Step 2: Multiply bottom numbers.

Step 3: Simplify the fraction.

Multiplying fraction with whole numbers.

or

There are 3 simple steps to multiply fractions.

1. Multiply the top numbers (numerators).

2. Multiply the bottom numbers (denominator).

3. Simplify the fractions if needed.

Example:

1 | × | 2 |

2 | 5 |

Step 2: Multiply bottom numbers.

Step 3: Simplify the fraction.

Multiplying fraction with whole numbers.

2 | × | 5 |

3 |

Make 5 into

^{5}/_{1}:2 | × | 5 |

3 | 1 |

Now just proceed as normal.

Multiply tops and bottoms:

2 | × | 5 | = | 2 × 5 | = | 10 |

3 | 1 | 3 × 1 | 3 |

The fraction is already as simple as it can be.

Answer = | 10 |

3 |

or

**3 1/3**

**Link to a video about multiplying fraction:****http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LU3R2JE5c_U**

### Braeden's Fraction Scribepost

Textbook Pg 228-229

11) In a comedy review, each performer had 1/4 of a shot. How many performers are there in a 2h show?

Answer: Greater than. Divide 2 by 1/2. 2/1 x 4/1 x 8/1= 1/4 x 4/1 = 1

12) It takes 2 1/2 of flour to make one cake. How many cakes do 15 scoops make?

Answer: Greater than. 15 divided by 2 1/2. 15/1 x 2/5 = 6. 5/2 x 2/5 = 1

13) Three quarters of a can of apple juice fills six glasses. How many glasses will a whole can of apple juice fill?

Answer: Greater than. 6 divide by 6/1 x 4/3 = 24/3 simplify = 8 3/4 x 4/3 = 1.

11) In a comedy review, each performer had 1/4 of a shot. How many performers are there in a 2h show?

Answer: Greater than. Divide 2 by 1/2. 2/1 x 4/1 x 8/1= 1/4 x 4/1 = 1

12) It takes 2 1/2 of flour to make one cake. How many cakes do 15 scoops make?

Answer: Greater than. 15 divided by 2 1/2. 15/1 x 2/5 = 6. 5/2 x 2/5 = 1

13) Three quarters of a can of apple juice fills six glasses. How many glasses will a whole can of apple juice fill?

Answer: Greater than. 6 divide by 6/1 x 4/3 = 24/3 simplify = 8 3/4 x 4/3 = 1.

### Breister's Pay it Forward

Part 1

What is "Pay it Forward". Pay it forward is an act of kindness where you do something nice to person and expecting nothing back from them. This act of kindness can spread throughout the world and turn this world better.

Part 2

What was your Pay It Forward act of kindness?

My pay it forward is shoveling snow.

My pay it forward is shoveling snow.

Why did you choose this activity?

I choose this activity because its very easy and helping people out at the same time.

I choose this activity because its very easy and helping people out at the same time.

Who did you help?

My dad

My dad

What did you do?

I was shoveling the snow

When did you do you act of kindness?

December 20 2012

When did you do you act of kindness?

December 20 2012

Part 3

How did your act of kindness go?

It was pretty easy.

It was pretty easy.

What Happened?

I shovel all the snow that is on the pathway.

How did you feel?

I felt okay doing it and kind of happy helping out my family

I felt okay doing it and kind of happy helping out my family

How did the person or people react?

My dad was glad that I was helping him out do some of house work.

My dad was glad that I was helping him out do some of house work.

Did you ask the person or people to "Pay It Forward"?

nope

nope

How did they react to your request?

My dad don't have to do my request even if I dot ask him because ever sense I was a child he help out people who's in need. My dad always do nice act of kindness so I didn't have to remind him that.

My dad don't have to do my request even if I dot ask him because ever sense I was a child he help out people who's in need. My dad always do nice act of kindness so I didn't have to remind him that.

If you did not ask the person to "Pay It Forward" how come?

I did not ask him to pay it forward because my dad always return the kindness even without asking it. He also help people out already so I didn't have to remind a guy who always do nice of kindness to people and specially to his family.

I did not ask him to pay it forward because my dad always return the kindness even without asking it. He also help people out already so I didn't have to remind a guy who always do nice of kindness to people and specially to his family.

Part 4

Why is the idea of "Pay it Forward" important?

Why I believe, Pay It Forward, is important is because, it teaches people to give, and expect nothing to get, not to be selfish with each other, and if I have lots of stuff I should learn to give it people who needs it the most

Why I believe, Pay It Forward, is important is because, it teaches people to give, and expect nothing to get, not to be selfish with each other, and if I have lots of stuff I should learn to give it people who needs it the most

Has your act of kindness made a difference?

I think my act of kindness doesn't make that much different except making the pathway less snowy, and also my dad didn't have to do it.

I think my act of kindness doesn't make that much different except making the pathway less snowy, and also my dad didn't have to do it.

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### Marie Ann's Fraction Scribepost

**1. Number Line**

**2.Addition**

**3. Words**

**When you are doing words all you have do is change "×" to groups of.**

**Make your number line and multiply the numbers you have and start to jump (whatever you want to call it) if your question is 3 x 1/2 then you jump three 1/2...**

**For addition you take the fraction (for example you have 6 x 1/2) you write 1/2 + 1/2 + 1/2 + 1/2...............**

### Braeden's Pay it Forward

Part 1

What is "Pay it Forward"?Pay it Forward is an act of kindness to someone you know or a stranger and get nothing in return. Then the next person will get to do acts of kindness to other people until it's a giant chain of people doing helpful good deeds.

Part 2

What was your Pay It Forward act of kindness?

My Pay it Forward was to help bake cupcakes for my sister Kim's Christmas Party at her school, my mom helped with getting the ingredients, and I helped with mixing the ingredients together.

Sorry when the picture turned sideways.

Why did you choose this activity?

I chose this activity because my sister wanted help to make the cupcakes and I asked to help her, she said yes.

Who did you help?

I helped my sister Kim with baking cupcakes.

What did you do?

I helped with mixing the ingredients together to make the cupcake batter.

When did you do you act of kindness?

I did my act of kindness on December 20, 2012.

I did my act of kindness on December 20, 2012.

Part 3

How did your act of kindness go?

My act of kindness went pretty well, she needed all the help she can get.

What Happened?

I mixed the cupcake batter using a hand mixer.

How did you feel?

I felt pretty good about helping a sister in need,

How did the person or people react?

My sister actually felt surprised with me helping bake cupcakes.

Did you ask the person or people to "Pay It Forward"?

I did not ask my sister to "Pay It Forward."

How did they react to your request?

My sister just said Ok.

If you did not ask the person to "Pay It Forward" how come?

Because I thought she might still know about Paying it Forward.

Because I thought she might still know about Paying it Forward.

Part 4

Why is the idea of "Pay it Forward" important?

The idea "Pay it Forward" is important because helping a friend or a stranger can help make you better, then telling the person to make more acts of kindness until you have a whole chain of kindness.

Has your act of kindness made a difference?

I'm not sure if my act of kindness made a difference.

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### Renz's Pay It Forward

Part 1

What is "Pay it forward"?

Pay it forward is an act of kindness to other people. This act of kindness could be small or big. And the people who received an act of kindness to you may pass it too to other people.

Part 2

What was your Pay It Forward act of kindness?

Our Pay It Forward act of kindness were donating clothes to Salvation Army and donated some money.

Why did you choose this activity?

We chose this activity because we wanted children to have a better Christmas and so they can have warm clothes.

Who did you help?

We helped the children who couldn't afford to buy clothes.

What did you do?

We donated some clothes and money.

When did you do your act of kindness?

We did our act of kindness on December 1.

Part 3

How did your act of kindness go?

Our kind of kindness went really well.

What happened?

We picked some clothes that we didn't need that are still in good conditions.

How did you feel?

It felt good that we can help to others. I also felt happy because even though our kind of kindness were small, it fells like we helped many people.

How did the person or people react?

The lady was shocked because even though we are only junior high students we wanted to help, we helped by donating clothes and money.

Did you ask the person to "pay it forward"?

yes,we did

How did they react to your request?

The lady said that she will try to help.

Part 4

Why is the idea of "Pay It Forward" important?

I think Pay it forward is important because it shows that we can make a difference even though what you do is small.

Has your act of kindness made a differnce?

Our act of kindness made a difference even though what we did is a small thing.

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### Breister's Fration Scribepost

**Textbook Pages 228 - 229**

11) In a comedy review, each performer has a 1/4 h shot. How many performer are there in a 2 h show?

12) It takes 2 1/2 scoops of flour to make one cake. How many cakes do 15 scoops of flour make?

13) Three quarters of a can of apple juice fills six glasses. How many glasses will a whole can of apple juice fill?

↓ Still Having a hard time figuring it out? Here's a video to help you. ↓

### Jesryll's Multiplying Integers Scribepost

Here are the rules for multiplying integers!

1.)The product of a positive integer and negative integer is a negative integer.

2.) The product of two positive integers or two negative integers is a positive integer.

1.)The product of a positive integer and negative integer is a negative integer.

2.) The product of two positive integers or two negative integers is a positive integer.

Video!

Here is the LINK!

## Wednesday, December 19, 2012

### Carlo's pay it forward

Part 1

What is "Pay it forward"?

Pay it forward is an act of kindness to other people without expecting something in return. The people who received kindness from you should pass it to other people. This act of kindness can be big or small, what really matter is if you do a kindness from the bottom of your heart.

Part 2

What was your Pay it forward act of kindness?

I shovelled snow in our neighbour's backyard.

Why did you choose this activity?

I chose shovelling because our neighbour is old and weak so I thought he doesn't have that much energy and time to shovel the snow in their backyard.

Who did you help?

I helped my neighbour.

When did you do act of kindness?

I did my act of kindness on December 19, 2012

Part 3

How did your act of kindness go?

It went very well even though it's cold outside.

What happened?

I shovelled my neighbour's backyard.

How did you feel?

It felt really good knowing that I helped people in a simple way.

How did the person or people react?

At first he was shocked because I'm shovelling his backyard for no reason, but when I started to explain he started to smile.

Did you ask the person or people to "Pay it forward"?

I didn't really ask him to pay it forward but I said just do something good to other people.

How did they react to your request?

He just said sure and he also said that he won't forget what I did.

Part 4

Why is the idea of "Pay it forward" important?

It is very important because it can influence the world with just one simple act.

Has your act of kindness made a difference?

For my neighbour I think it made a big difference, but for the world it hasn't made a difference YET.

### Gian's Pay It Forward

Part 1 :

What is Pay It Forward?

The expression "

Part 2 :

What is Pay It Forward?

The expression "

**P****ay it forward**" is used to describe the concept of asking the beneficiary of a good deed to*repay*it to others instead of to the original benefactor.Part 2 :

What was your Pay It Forward act of kindness?

My Pay It Forward act of kindness was shoveling the snow in some guy's driveway.

Why did you choose this activity?

I chose this activity because it's very easy to do.

Who did you help?

I helped a stranger.

What did you do?

I shoveled some guy's driveway.

When did you do you act of kindness?

I did my act of kindness in December 19th, 2012.

Part 3

How did your act of kindness go?

My act of kindness went just fine.

What Happened?

The stranger gave me candies then I went back home and ate them all.

How did you feel?

I felt proud of what I just did.

How did the person or people react?

The person was so happy because I just shoveled his driveway.

Did you ask the person or people to "Pay It Forward"?

Yes I did, but I don't think they understand what I meant by that, so I explained it a bit.

How did they react to your request?

They were like, "Ok..?"

If you did not ask the person to "Pay It Forward" how come?

I asked the person to Pay It Forward.

Part 4

Why is the idea of "Pay it Forward" important?

I think it is important because it's not just an act of kindness, It's also useful to the people being helped.

Has your act of kindness made a difference?

Yes it made a difference, I feel very proud of what I just did.

### Stephen Sabado Pay it forward

Part 1

What is "Pay it Forward"?The expression "pay it forward" is used to describe the concept of asking the beneficiary of a good deed to repay it to others instead of to the original benefactor.

Part 2

What was your Pay It Forward act of kindness?

I clean snow in our neighbour's backyard .

Why did you choose this activity?

I chose it because to help people .

Who did you help?

I helped my neighbour's .

What did you do?

I did cleaned the snow .

When did you do you act of kindness?

we did our act of kindness on December 19.

Part 3

How did your act of kindness go?

Our neighbour's of kindness went really well.

What Happened?

we cleaned the snow for those not slippery road.

How did you feel?

I fell is so good because I got to help other people.

How did the person or people react?

I think that the people thought it was great we were helping at a young age.

Did you ask the person or people to "Pay It Forward"?

no we didn't ask

How did they react to your request?

i don't know

If you did not ask the person to "Pay It Forward" how come?

we didn't ask them to Pay it forward because they know were just helping them.

Part 4

Why is the idea of "Pay it Forward" important?

The idea of Pay it forward is so important because many people can help with some of their basic need.

Has your act of kindness made a difference?

I think that my act of kindness has made difference because I saw a lot of people helping scrubbing snow.## Monday, December 17, 2012

### Kamilah's Scribepost

## Multiplying Integers

When you multiply two integers with the same signs the answer is

**positive.**
When you multiply two integers with different signs the answer is

**negative.**

**Here's a video that might help.**

Here's a helpful

**LINK.**

### Can's Scribepost

1. The product of two integers with the same sign is going to be a positive

2. The product of two integers with different sign is going to be a negative**.**

**. In a multiplicative inverse, you do not need to use diagrams or pictures**

I hope this helped you on your multiplying and dividing integers, enjoy your day.

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### Marie Ann's Pay It Forward

Part 1

What is "Pay It Forward"

"Pay It Forward" is a act of kindness to a stranger or someone you know and expect nothing in return. Small or big what you did was a huge impact to the person you helped.

Part 2

What was your Pay It Forward act of kindness?

Our "Pay It Forward" act of kindness was donating clothes to salvation army and donated money. The lady said we can donate money, but we didn't bring a lot of money so me and my partners gathered all the coins we have in our pockets and we collected $10.71 to helped children have a better christmas this year.

Why did you choose this activity?

We chose this activity because we wanted to help children have a better christmas and have warm clothes to wear.

Who did you help?

We helped children that couldn't afford to buy clothes.

What did you do?

We donated clothes and money at the salvation army.

When did you do you act of kindness?

We did our act of kindness on December 1, 2012 2:00 pm.

Part 3

How did your act of kindness go?

Our act of kindness went really well knowing you helped someone you don't know.

What Happened?

i picked some clothes i that i didn't need that are still in a good condition.

How did you feel?

I really feel happy helping people even though you don't know them. also I feel happy because even though what i did was small it feels like i helped so such people by donating clothes and money.

How did the person or people react?

The lady was shocked how we junior high students wanted to helped. she think what we are doing to help people was really cool.

Did you ask the person or people to "Pay It Forward"?

Yes we asked the lady to pay it forward.

How did they react to your request?

the lady said she will help and tell people to pay it forward.

Part 4

Why is the idea of "Pay it Forward" important?

I think "Pay It Forward" is really important because you may think what your doing is small but others thinks it a huge thing. It also show people one person can make a huge difference. If you see some donating a huge amount then you don't think you didn't help someone, just think positive and be positive.

Has your act of kindness made a difference?

My act of kindness made a difference after donating money and clothes to children and adults. i didn't ask for any in return just tell the person helped to "PAY IT FORWARD"

### Braeden's Scribepost

Textbook pages 290-292

2. To model (-3) x (-5), Raini places 15 zero pairs on her desk.

2a. Why did she use 15 zero pairs?

Answer: She used 15 zero pairs because she modeled it with (-3) x (-5). She modeled it like this:

2. To model (-3) x (-5), Raini places 15 zero pairs on her desk.

2a. Why did she use 15 zero pairs?

Answer: She used 15 zero pairs because she modeled it with (-3) x (-5). She modeled it like this:

2b. What should she do next?

7. Write each multiplication as a repeated addition

7a. (+3) x (+8)

Answer: 3 groups of 8 (+8) + (+8) + (+8) = (+24)

7b. (+5) x (-6)

Answer: 5 groups of Negative 6 (-6) + (-6) + (-6) + (-6) + (-6) + (-6) = (-36)

11. What multiplication statement does each set of diagrams represent?

11a.

Answer: 3 Negative Zero pairs taken away equals (+6)

11b.

Answer: Take away 3 groups of positive 3 equals (-9)

16. A building has 10 stories above ground and 3 stories below ground. Each story has a height of 4m.

16a. What is the total height of the building above ground?

Answer: (+10) x (+4) = (+40)

16b. What is the total depth of the builiding below ground?

Answer: (-3) x (+4) = (-12)

### Carlo's scribepost

Dividing integers

1. The product of two integers with the same sign is

2. The product of two integers with different sign is

Ex:

Multiplicative Inverse

In Multiplicative Inverse you don't need to use pictures.

Ex:

Here's a video to help you divide integers

__Sign rule__1. The product of two integers with the same sign is

**Positive.**2. The product of two integers with different sign is

**Negative.**Ex:

Multiplicative Inverse

In Multiplicative Inverse you don't need to use pictures.

Ex:

Here's a video to help you divide integers

## Sunday, December 16, 2012

### Jessica Da Silva's Dividing Integers Scribepost

**Rules for dividing integers.**1. The

**product**of

**two**integers with the

**same**sign is

**positive**, or if there is an

**even amount**of

**negative**integers, the product is

**positive**.

2. The

**product**of

**two**integers with

**different**signs is

**negative**, or if there is an

**odd amount**of

**negative**integers, the product is

**negative**.

Examples:

Here is a video of dividing integers:

Here is a link of dividing integers as well.

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### Gian's Scribe Post

##
**[8.2] Multiplying Integers**.

**4.]**

a.] [+2] x [-3]

b.] [+3] x [+4]

**6.]**

a.] +42

b.] -32

c.] -45

d.] +110

**7.]**

a.] +162

b.]-480

c.]-708

d.]+1764

**8.]**

a.]-40

b.]+5

c.]-2

d.]+9

e.]+7

**9.]**

a.] A customer would save $60 over two years.

b.] The Internet provider would lose -$30 annually for each customer who makes this choice.

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