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December 9, 2020 | Kate Streelman
First graders have begun a new study: working with larger numbers! We began this study using our feet.
We then discussed how we could measure our feet:
We ended up measuring the area of our feet! We used inch tiles to fill it. We also discussed what to do since our feet aren’t square like the tiles. We did an estimated measurement, using the tiles to cover all of it.
Then we added our data to a chart:
Finally, we looked at our data and discussed how we could make it easier to read. Here’s the final graph of what we found out about our feet and inch tiles: