Converting Numbers from Base 10 to Binary, Octal, and Hexadecimal
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Author: Morgan Boyd
Organization: Retirement

General Lesson Information
Lesson Plan ID:
35679
Title:

Converting Numbers from Base 10 to Binary, Octal, and Hexadecimal
Overview/Annotation:

The lesson will develop knowledge for other bases besides base 10. The lesson will investigate base 2, base 8, and base 16. The student will write numbers using expanded notation.

This lesson results from the ALEX Resource Gap Project.

Associated Standards and Objectives
Content Standard(s):
Mathematics MA2015 (2016) Grade: 9-12 Discrete Mathematics 4 ) Convert between base ten and other bases. (Alabama)

Local/National Standards:

Primary Learning Objective(s):

The student will be able to convert numbers from base 10 to base 2, base 8, and base 16.

Additional Learning Objective(s):

The student will be able to write numbers of different bases in expanded notation.

Preparation Information
Total Duration:

61 to 90 Minutes

Materials and Resources:

Technology Resources Needed:

Background/Preparation:

Teacher:

The teacher needs to preview the videos. The teacher needs to have knowledge of binary, octal, and hexadecimal languages.

Student:

The student needs prerequisite knowledge of place value and how exponents are used with bases. The student needs to recall expanded notation from previous years.

Procedures/Activities:
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Assessment
Acceleration:

Intervention:

The intervention will be to place students in groups of 4 and one must be a peer-tutor. The teacher will monitor the students during the group activity. The teacher will do one-on-one instruction.

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