## Thursday, January 11, 2007

### Scribe Post Jan. 9

Hi. This is my first scribe post, so there's a good chance it'll be terrible. Here goes.

TODAY
We had the Harbeck double-whammy. I get to cover part 2.

We started off with a bit more of the blue booklet. The number lines, page 32. It's pretty much self-explanatory. If you follow the instructions, you should get it quite easily.

After that, Harbeck handed out some question booklets to some people, and the rest had to read it off the overhead. The questions that Harbeck assigned were:

1. Seven of a baseball player's first 28 hits were triples. The baseball player had a total of 140 hits.

If the baseball player maintainted his rate of hitting triples, how many triples did this baseball player hit in all?

{A. 7}     {B. 14}     {C. 28}     {D. 35[]}

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2. Alabama has 21, 653, 000 acres of forests and a total land area of 32, 480, 000 acres.

If a 210-acre farm has the same ratio of forested land to total land area, approximately how many acres of the farm will be forested?

{A. 140[]}     {B. 160}     {C. 180}     {D. 210}

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Yep, Harbeck made a mistake. There's a box beside the right answer for every question in the booklet. But what Harbeck wants to know is how you get the answer.
AND REMEMBER:

1. WORD RATIO
2. PART
WHOLE
3. LINE UP ALL INFO,
AND USE EQUIVALENT FRACTIONS.

If there's anybody left who hasn't done "the scribble", it's their turn. *coughcoughbrandoncoughcough*

HAVE A NICE DAY.