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Monday, July 06, 2015

Math Journal: Four

We'll begin the year examining the numbers 0-12. What do you know about the number four?

As we examine the number 4, students will also be introduced to the grade-level standards related to numerical expressions. They will distinguish between expressions and equations during this study.

Math Journal Home Study:  Number Four

Name:
Date:
Learning Focus: Examine Number 4
Time: 30 minutes total expected
Assignment: Complete the assignment on the front of this page, then spend ten minutes practicing skills with one of the following options. Check which options you used to practice. Enrichment is on the back of this page. That’s optional.
Xtra Math __

Level______________
Khan Academy __

Level__________________
Paper/Pencil Practice

___________________

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Shade the math terms that define this number.
Even
Odd  
Whole Number
Positive Integer
Negative Integer
Single Digit Number
Composite
Prime
Square Number
Perfect Number
Rational Number
Double Digit Number


Write all the factor pairs for 4:
1 X 4
2 X 2

Draw all the arrays that show the value of 4










Write 12 multiples of 4  below.
4
8
12
16
20
24
28
32
36
40
44
48
Write four equations that equal ____.
2 X 2 = 4
1 + 3 = 4
(4 + 4) - 4 = 4
(4 X 3)/3 = 4
Write four expressions that are equivalent to ___.
3 + 1
(8 - 4) X 1
2/4 X 8
1 + 1 + 1 + 1
Complete the equations below and draw a model to illustrate.
½ X 8 = 4
model:








¼ X 16  = 4
model:
















⅓ X 12 = 4 model:
⅕ X 20 = 4    model:


Enrichment
Complete the boxes that define this number. If you’re not sure look it up.
(see notes at bottom of page)

integer
Why?

Yes, 4 is an integer because it is a whole number.
natural number
Why?

Yes, because it is a whole number that is greater than 1.

What is the additive inverse of 4: -4


List facts and properties about 4.
4 is the first even square number.
4 is the first composite number.
4 is equal to 2 squared.
4 is only number w/same # of letters as its value.
4 is the smallest squared prime (2 squared)
Multiples of 4’s last two digits are always a multiple of 4.
4-sided polygons are quadrilaterals. A square has 4 even sides and angles.
IV is 4 in Roman Numerals
IIII is 4 in tally marks
quad is the prefix for 4 such as quart (4 cups), quadrangle (polygon w/four angles), quadruplets (4 babies born at once)
  • A rational number is any number that can be written as a simple fraction. Example 2 is a rational number because it can be written as 4/2.
  • An integer is a number, positive or negative, with no fractional parts. 4 is an integer, but 4.25 or 4 ¼ is not.
  • A natural number is a whole number from 1 upwards. (Whole numbers are positive integers.)