Numeral System Teacher Resources

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Ancient Numeration Systems

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ancient numeration system worksheet, learners solve and complete 15 different problems that include writing the differences between numeration systems. First, they use the symbols shown in the chart to write each English number...
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Numeration Systems

For Students Higher Ed
For this physics worksheet, students complete 19 questions on binary numeration system. They explain how this system is used to operate computers.
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Numeration Systems

For Students 4th - 5th
In this numeration systems worksheet, students answer questions about Roman Numerals, the Hindu-Arabic system, whole numbers and decimals.
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A Brief History of Numerical Systems

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
As people and civilizations have become more complex, numbers have evolved into what they are today. Watch a video that walks viewers through the history of the development of symbols into numbers and positional notations.
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Roman Numerals and Hindu-Arabic Numerals

For Students 5th - 6th
In this numeration system worksheet, students identify and complete 8 different problems that include completing various tables with the correct symbols. First, they use the table at the top to count in both numeration systems. Then,...
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Ancient History Math Mystery

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through several organized and attractive worksheets, your learners will make a deduction about tally marks and hieroglyphics to determine what they represent in the ancient numeral system. This is a well-designed, interdisciplinary...
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Roman Numerals

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the Roman numeral system. In this Roman numeral lesson, 4th graders study how the symbols used in the Roman numeral system correlate to counting numbers. They detail the uses of the numbers such as in dates, for...
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Roman Numerals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Combine basic mathematics skills with your next social studies lesson. This presentation answers the question, "Where did the Roman Numeral system come from?" It provides a brief history of the Roman Numeric System, demonstrates how to...
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Binary Code

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A goofy upper grader explains to viewers what binary code is and how it works to tell the computer what to do. He does a good job of explaining how the code works and what each 1 and 0 represent. Because he mentions base 2 this could be...
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Mystery of the Maya, part 3/4

For Students 6th - 12th
How have linguists and archaeologists been able to decode the Mayan written language? We find that the Mayan numeric system was the first clue into Mayan language. Part three in this four-part series also touches upon Mayan astronomy and...
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Egyptian Tens

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this Egyptian tens worksheet, students solve 12 multiplication problems with ten multiplied by itself. The tens are shown in Egyptian numeration; there is a key at the top of the page.
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"Adding It Up" at James Fort

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss jettons and their archaeological importance at Jamestown. They then practice using historic counting sheets and artifacts to understand the calculating methods of the early 17th Century, and identify their similarities...
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Roman Numerals

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the concept of Roman numerals. They investigate the seven basic numerals and the symbols that are used in the Roman numeral system and their values. Students practice converting Roman numerals.
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Different Ways to Count

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate various number systems and ways of counting.  In this various number systems and ways of counting lesson, 4th graders discuss number systems from around the world.  Students practice counting using the Mayan,...
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North Carolina Numerals

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create their own non-numeric system for representing numbers using symbols associated with their state. They review Roman numerals for inspiration and create an original non-numeric system with a key and various examples.
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Understanding number to 100

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research equivalent representations of numbers using the base 10 system. In this Base 10 lesson plan, students examine place value, representations of numbers, and multiples of one, ten, and one-hundred.
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Putting Together Ten

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Groups explore sets of 10 items in two varieties (i.e. 3 white buttons and 7 black ones, or 5 bears and 5 bunnies). They brainstorm about their objects, write math sentences to represent what they have, and report their discoveries to...
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Mayan Mathematics and Architecture

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
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Egyptian Hieroglyphs

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Humans have been developing number systems for thousands of years, and while they can be very different from one another, they can also share surprising similarities. Take your young mathematicians on a journey through the history of...
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How Exactly Does Binary Code Work?

For Students 9th - 12th
As far as languages go, binary is pretty easy to learn. Scholars watch an informative video on binary code. It explains the basics of how binary code works, and then shows how people encode colors and sound as binary code.
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Number and Operations Sense: Whole Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Explore operations with whole numbers, using a calculator to develop understanding of the effect an operation has on the numbers involved. Your class collects data, looks for patterns, and makes conjectures regarding numbers or operations.
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Concepts in Algebra

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Study Islamic achievement in mathematics by exploring the six standard forms of equations. High schoolers will review the six forms of equations of Al-Khwarizmi. They solve equations using different forms. Links and resources are...
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Unit 1 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 3)

For Students 3rd
In need of a set of math vocabulary cards? A lengthy resource contains 23 math vocabulary cards ranging from expanded form and standard form to nickel and greater than. The top half of each sheet has the word printed in bold text, while...
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Measurable You!

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Conduct guided experiments and discussions while collecting anthropometric measurements. Your class will explore impact of experimental errors in a scientific system, and explain their observations/findings in writing. An introduction to...

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