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    SketchUp can be used to support student spatial sense making through an inquiry approach.
    SketchUp is a free program that was developed for the purpose of creating 3D models.
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Sunday, April 16

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    SketchUp changed ownership in 2012 to Trimble. SketchUp dot com
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    I have been teaching high school and college level mathematics since 1984. As a geometry teacher of 25+ years, I began to see the potential of using SketchUp with students to model 2D and 3D geometry in a way that is not possible with paper and pencil. Favorite technologies include Fathom, Tinkerplots, Geometer's Sketchpad, GeoGebra, Terrapin Logo, Green Globs, Spreadsheets and SketchUp!
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Saturday, April 8

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    Winter 2016
    Thank you for visiting this site.The page with the second highest number of hits in October was Unit Conversions: Decimals
    SketchUp can be used to Mixed Numbers
    Example 1
    Convert 4.294 feet to feet and inches (to the nearest 16th of
    support student spatial sense making through an inch)
    4 feet + .294 of a foot
    4 feet + .294 ft * 12in/ft
    4 feet + 3.528 inches
    4 feet + 3 inches + .528 of an inch
    We look at the decimal .528 and find the boundaries in 16ths of an inch.
    8/16 = .500
    .528
    9/16 = .5625
    The decimal
    inquiry approach.
    SketchUp
    is closer to 8/16 so SketchUp will round down to 8/16.
    The fraction 8/16 simplifies to ½ of an inch.
    ANSWER: 4 feet 3 ½ inches
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    Example 6
    Convert 6,289 feet to yards and feet.
    First convert to yards
    6,289 feet * ⅓ yards/foot = 2096.3333 yards
    2096 yards + .333... of
    a yard
    [You can keep the repeating decimal in your calculator by subtracting 2096.]
    0.333 ... * 3 feet/yard = 1 foot
    Answer: 2096 yards and 1 foot
    Check: 2096 * 3 + 1 = 6,289
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    free program that this activity also incorporates the dimension tool in SketchUp.
    The Cap’n Crunch cereal box, shown below,
    was created by Sydney (located indeveloped for the purpose of creating 3D Warehouse).
    Dimensions are l = 10 ¾” w = 4 3/8 ” h = 1’ 2 1/8 inches.
    Round answers to the nearest eighth of an inch (I changed the precision from 16ths to 8ths in this model).
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