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Seán McHugh

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Math Bytes

Post a mathematical word problem that requires an understanding of file sizes to solve. Try to incorporate maths concepts you've learned this year, like fractions, percentages, decimals, conversions... 1 Megabyte = 1 LARGE image 1 page PDF 1 minute of music 1000 pages of text 1 second of video 1 minute to download*

5th Grade, 6th Grade, 4th Grade, Computer Science, Math
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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File conversions are simple, 1000 more each time, so... 1000 kilobytes in 1 Megabyte (MB) 1000 MBs in 1 Gigabyte (GB) 1000 GBs in 1 Terabyte (TB) Once they have posted their word problem, invite other students in the class to comment on their post with a reply, they need to include their working out/thinking.