BARS::Incrementing Fractions on Northbound Loop 101 in Scottsdale, Arizona

This road sign is on northbound Loop 101 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Scottsdale Community College is located at 9000 E. Chaparral Road, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85256, USA, Earth.

The road sign says...

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   | Chaparral Rd          1/2 |
   | McDonald Dr         1 1/2 |
   | Indian Bend Rd      2 1/2 |
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   the numbers are:  1/2   1 1/2   2 1/2

   common counting operation:  increment-by-one

         1                  1
        --- + 1  equals  1 ---      (0.5 + 1 = 1.5)
         2                  2

         1                  1
      1 --- + 1  equals  2 ---      (1.5 + 1 = 2.5)
         2                  2

   floor(2 1/2) = 1/2 + 1 1/2
   ceil(2 1/2) = 1 1/2 ÷ 1/2
   avg(1/2, 2 1/2) = 1 1/2
   reciprocal(1/2) = sqrt(1 1/2 + 2 1/2)
Exercises
  1. Fill in the question marks for Fooster Pkwy.

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       | Chaparral Rd          1/2 |
       | McDonald Dr         1 1/2 |
       | Indian Bend Rd      2 1/2 |
       | Fooster Pkwy        ? ?/? |
       +---------------------------+
    

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 24 May 2005
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