Grids and Dot Paper

Grids, dot paper, base ten pieces and geoboards, and the places where they are used in the text are shown below. Copies for making transparencies or printing these materials can be obtained by selecting from this list:

Centimeter, Two Centimeter, One-half Centimeter Grids, Inch and 1/4 Inch Grids:

  • Sketching rectangular arrays for illustrating factors and prime and composite numbers in Section 4.1;
  • Forming patterns for cubes and sketching projections of three dimensional figures in Exercises and Problems 9.3;
  • Sketching symmetric figures in Section 9.4;
  • Finding and approximating areas of plane figures in Section 10.2;
  • Forming open-top boxes in Exercises and Problems 10.3; graphing functions in Section 2.2;
  • Graphing data in Exercises and Problems 7.1 and 7.2.

Centimeter Dot Paper, Half-centimeter Dot Paper, 1/4 Inch Dot Paper:

  • Illustrating irrational numbers in Section 6.4;
  • Sketching plane figures in Section 9.2;
  • Sketching images of plane figures for transformations in Sections 11.2 and 11.3.

Isometric Dot Paper

  • Sketching three-dimensional figures and their images for transformations in Exercises and Problems 11.2

Base Ten Grid

  • Illustrating multiplication and division of whole numbers in Sections 3.3 and 3.4 and decimals in Section 6.2 using the rectangular model.

Percent Grids

  • Illustrating percents and operations with percents in Section 6.3

Rectangular Coordinate System

  • Graphing functions in Section 2.2; and graphing plane figures and their images for congruence and similarity mappings in Sections 11.2 and 11.3

Regular Polygons

  • Tessellating with polygons in Section 9.2; and forming Escher-type tessellations in Section 11.2.

Rectangular Geoboards

  • Sketching polygons in Sections 9.1and 9.2; and illustrating the slopes of line segments in Section 2.2.

Circular Geoboards

  • Sketching figures in Exercises and Problems 9.4 satisfying conditions of symmetry.

Decimal Squares

  • Squares for tenths, hundredths, and thousandths. Shade the squares as needed for Sections 6.1 and 6.2.


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