Math

My son has to do a venn diagram. He has chosen fruits and vegetables. The question is for him to explain his strategy? I am not sure what they want - the strategy is putting fruits all in the fruit side and the vegetables all in the one side?

He also has to write a survey question to find out what your classmates like to do on weekends?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 37
  1. Well, both are foods from plants.
    Both are foods
    Big circle, food
    two smaller, non- overlapping areas inside. One is animal, the other is plant.
    Inside the plant one you have vegetable and fruit areas. (inside the animal one you might have land animal and sea animal foods)
    Now unfortunately I am afraid I do not know of any foods that are both vegetable and fruit. If I could think of one the vegetable and fruit circles would overlap and inside the overlap ("intersection of fruit and vegetable sets") you would have that "banana-spinach" or whatever.)

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by Damon
  2. Since a Venn diagram has two (or more) overlapping circles, he should put the fruits in one circle and the vegetables in the other. In the part where the circles overlap, he can put in the fruits and vegetables that have some similarities. One strategy would be to put tomatoes in this part because although we consider tomatoes as they are vegetables, technically they are fruits. Another strategy might be to put fruits and vegetables of the same color in the overlapping part -- for instance -- only yellow fruits and vegetables such as bananas, pineapple, squash and yellow beans.

    Has his teacher given the class any guidelines for the survey question? Can it be as simple as just asking each classmate to name three things s/he likes to do on weekends? Of can it be a checklist that might include, watching cartoons, playing outdoors, playing video games?

  3. Ah, good, thank you for coming up with a vegetable-fruit Ms. Sue!

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by Damon
  4. You're welcome, Damon.

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    i don't get it, i have got homework to create a venn diagram of natural and whole numbers aren't they both the same thing? how do i make a venn diagram for that?? it also says that what numbers belong outside the circle? 2.

    asked by Michelle White on September 12, 2012
  2. Math! Ms. Sue Please Help!!!

    How do you use a venn diagram to find the GCF and LCM of two or more factors. This is what a venn diagram looks like: ()()

    asked by Angelina on October 4, 2012
  3. Unions and Intersections of Sets (Algebra)

    Part 1: Answer the following question: In a survey of students about favorite sports, the results include 22 who like tennis, 25 who like football, 9 who like tennis and football, 17 who like tennis and baseball, 20 who like

    asked by Gabby on October 22, 2013
  4. Algebra

    Part 1: Answer the following question: In a survey of students about favorite sports, the results include 22 who like tennis, 25 who like football, 9 who like tennis and football, 17 who like tennis and baseball, 20 who like

    asked by Anonymous on October 23, 2013
  5. Math

    Part 1: Answer the following question: In a survey of students about favorite sports, the results include 22 who like tennis, 25 who like football, 9 who like tennis and football, 17 who like tennis and baseball, 20 who like

    asked by Anonymous on October 23, 2013
  6. Basic Math Venn Diagram

    Hi! Having a lot of trouble with this one problem. The venn diagram problem is n(U)-n(B). I realize I did not post the venn diagram, I just need to know how to solve that type of problem using a venn diagram! Help would be greatly

    asked by Grace on March 7, 2013
  7. Math

    Part 1: Answer the following question: In a survey of students about favorite sports, the results include 22 who like tennis, 25 who like football, 9 who like tennis and football, 17 who like tennis and baseball, 20 who like

    asked by Anonymous on October 23, 2013
  8. Science

    You eat many different vegetables and fruits. Describe four vegetables or fruits that you eat different parts of or stages of the plant in its life cycle. List each vegetable or fruit and the part or stage of its life cycle

    asked by Madison on October 2, 2007
  9. Math

    i don't get it, i have got homework to create a venn diagram of natural and whole numbers aren't they both the same thing? how do i make a venn diagram for that??

    asked by DemiDL on September 12, 2012
  10. geometry

    Write the conditional statement that the Venn diagram illustrates. The Venn diagram includes a large circle and it says quadrilateral and a small circle in it that says squares. Would this be the answer: If quadrilaterals are a

    asked by Alexa on April 22, 2015

More Similar Questions