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Table of Contents
|A Clinking Glasses Problem|
|Problems about Triangular Numbers|
|What Is Fair Way to Split the Cost?|
|Who Says You Can't Do Rocket Science?|
|Numbers and The Decimal System|
|Overview of the Number Systems|
|The Decimal System and Place Value|
|How Many Are There?|
|Showing Powers of Ten|
|Representing Decimal Numbers|
|Representing Decimal Numbers with Bundled Objects|
|Zooming In and Zooming Out on Number Lines|
|Representing Decimals as Lengths|
|Comparing Decimal Numbers|
|Places of Larger Value Count More than Lower Places Combined|
|Misconceptions in Comparing Decimal Numbers|
|Finding Smaller and Smaller Decimal Numbers|
|Finding Decimals between Decimals|
|Decimals between Decimals on Number Lines|
|"Greater Than" and "Less Than" with Negative Decimal Numbers|
|Rounding Decimal Numbers|
|Why Do We Round?|
|Can We Round This Way?|
|Can We Round This Way?|
|The Meaning of Fractions|
|Fractions of Objects|
|The Whole Associated with Fraction|
|Is the Meaning of Equal Parts Always Clear?|
|Fractions as Numbers|
|Counting along Number Lines|
|Fractions on Number Lines, Part 1|
|Misconceptions about Fraction Equivalence|
|Solving Problems by Changing Denominators|
|Fractions on Number Lines, Part 2|
|When Can We "Cancel" to Get an Equivalent Fraction?|
|Can We Compare Fractions this Way?|
|What Is Another Way to Compare these Fractions?|
|Comparing Fractions by Reasoning|
|Can We Reason this Way?|
|Pictures, Percentages, and Fractions|
|Calculating Percents of Quantities by Using Benchmark Fractions|
|Calculating Percentages with Pictures and Percent Diagrams|
|Calculating Percentages by Going through 1|
|Calculating Quantity from Percentage of It|
|Addition and Subtraction|
|Addition and Subtraction Story Problems|
|Solving Addition and Subtraction Story Problems|
|The Shopkeeper's Method of Making Change|
|Addition and Subtraction Story Problems with Negative Numbers|
|Why the Common Algorithms for Adding and Subtracting Decimal Numbers Work|
|Adding and Subtracting with Ten-Structured Pictures|
|Understanding the Common Addition Algorithm|
|Understanding the Common Subtraction Algorithm|
|Subtracting across Zeros|
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