Mathematics: Applications & Concepts, Course 2
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Group Activity Cards

Numbers
and Operations


Use groups of 4 or more.
Materials: Reference books
Comparing Countries  

Together, find the land areas of the seven continents. Then each group member finds the land area of a different country.

Answer the following questions.

1.   What percent of the land area of the country you selected is the land area selected by each of the other group members?
2.   What percent of the land area of the country you selected is the continent on which it is located.
3.   What percent of the total land area on Earth is the land area of the country you selected?

Each group member shares his or her findings with the group.

 

 
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