Math on a White Board

These hints can help students analyze MbD tasks mathematically.

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Math Hints in MbD

As students work through the tasks and subtasks in Math by Design, they can always access hints that will help them analyze the task mathematically. These hints provide both explanations and examples.

We've collected all the hints here. The hints appear in the two environments (Flossville Town Park and Windjammer Environmental Center) whenever the related mathematics is involved in solving the task.

  1. Hint 1
Area of a Circle [25KB PDF]
  1. Hint 2
Area of a Composite Figure [25KB PDF]
  1. Hint 3
Area of a Composite Figure Part 2 [25KB PDF]
  1. Hint 4
Area of a Rectangle [19KB PDF]
  1. Hint 5
Circumference of a Circle [26KB PDF]
  1. Hint 6
Missing Side in a Right Triangle [19KB PDF]
  1. Hint 7
Partial Volume of a Cylinder [27KB PDF]
  1. Hint 8
Perimeter of a Polygon [24KB PDF]
  1. Hint 9
Reflections [53KB PDF]
  1. Hint 10
Remaining Volume of a Cylinder [27KB PDF]
  1. Hint 11
Rotations [42KB PDF]
  1. Hint 12
Translations [23KB PDF]
  1. Hint 13
Using Proportional Reasoning [25KB PDF]
  1. Hint 14
Volume of a Cylinder [38KB PDF]

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