# Math

Math (X) - Mathemania Series (X)

## Geometric Transformations (2006)

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The program uses everyday situations and examples to explain the major types of geometric transformations: translations, rotations, reflections and dilations. Teacher Guide available: www.veavideo.com

Middle
High
Length:
00:30

## Geometric Constructions (2006)

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The program demonstrates the following constructions in the context of a student creating a mobile to hang above a baby's cot: * Bisecting an angle * Perpendicular bisector of a line * Constructing a triangle using three known side lengths * Determine the center of gravity by constructing medians * Determine the inscribed circle of a triangle by constructing the angle bisectors * Determine the

Elementary
Middle
Length:
00:30

## Rational Numbers: We Are Proportional (2007)

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This program provides students with a lively introduction to key concepts involved with triangles and quadrilaterals. It includes defining rational numbers as the ratio of two integers, defining rational numbers as a terminating or repeating decimal, the concept of proportional reasoning and examples of converting between decimals and rational numbers.

Middle
High
Length:
00:31

## Roots: The Radical Idea (2007)

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In this entertaining program, we cover an introduction to roots and radicals, explore how roots can be simplified, carry out some operations with radicals, examine methods of approximation of roots and finish off by looking at an application involving the Pythagorean Theorem. A clear, concise and engaging explanation of roots and radicals.

Middle
High
Length:
00:30

## Decimals: The Accuracy of Numbers (2007)

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Decimal numbers come into our lives just about every day. This program explores the world of decimal numbers where we share a day in the life of the presenter who entertains us in her own quirky way.

Middle
High
Length:
00:24

## Exponents: We Are The Power (2007)

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This entertaining and informative program explains all about exponents, the powers to which numbers are raised. Examining positive and negative indices, the uses and benefits of using exponents to express very small and very large numbers, and how to calculate approximations this is a program that will empower all math students with clear and accurate explanations.

Elementary
Middle
High
Length:
00:34

## Integers: The Whole Thing (2007)

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Integers are all around us and used for many different purposes. This program explores the world of integers where we share a day in the life of the presenter who entertains us in her own quirky way, taking us to a snooker hall, then to a shopping mall and finally the basketball court, demonstrating how integers permeate many aspects of everyday life.

Elementary
Middle
Length:
00:27

## Algebraic Notation (2007)

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Another winner in the Mathemania brand, this is a clear and concise explanation of algebraic notation. In this program we start with an introduction to algebraic notation, then examine algebraic definitions and mathematical models, bringing it all together with the road test - creating a mathematical story.

Elementary
Middle
Length:
00:27

## Coordinate Geometry (2006)

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This program explores the first quadrant of the Cartesian plane in the context of a city grid, then looks at using coordinates, graphing relationships and how slope is measured. Student guide available from the VEA website. www.veavideo.com (under "teacher notes").

Middle
High
Length:
00:30

## Similarity, Ratio and Proportion (2006)

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This program presents the ideas of similarity, ratio and proportion in a refreshing and informal style. Examples are drawn from everyday life using familiar objects with on-screen graphics producing clear well defined diagrams. Thorough explanations are provided with worked examples and student practice is also included.

Middle
High
Length:
00:22

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The program explains how triangles can be classified by side length and by angles, introducing the mathematical names. It then names and illustrates the different types of convex quadrilaterals. Study guides are available from VEA website. www.veavideo.com

Middle
High
Length:
00:24

## Naming and Measuring Angles (2006)

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This program provides students with a lively introduction to key concepts involved with angles, such as how we define and write information about an angle, mathematical notation for rays, line segments and lines, and how to use a protractor.