Read the story and please answer! I don't get it. It's for algebra!
The numbers were having a Math-Learning Fair when a bunch of musical notes showed up at the door.
"This is a learning fair for math only," said 8.
"We're all mathematicians," said Pi.
"Yeah, no sissy musicians allowed," said .67.
The notes looked in the door. They saw the games and booths. They liked the decorations and refreshments.
"I'm going in!" rang Middle C.
"Me too," sang F.
The numbers and notes circled around, challenging each other.
"I know all about fractions," cried 1/8.
"I'm number one," said number 1. "I know all about whole numbers."
"So do I," replied G. "I'm a whole note."
"We can make a numbers line," cried all of the numbers and they lined up, beginning with zero. They sounded off, giving their numbers in order, including pi, who squeezed in between 3 and 3 1/5.
"We can make a musical line," said the notes, and they lined up and sang, "C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C."
"That's not math," said number 1. "That's letters. You belong at the Reading and Writing Fair down the hall."
"We have letter names, but we have number values too." said the notes. "A, you already know, is an eighth note, and G is a whole note."
"We're quarter notes," chimed D and Middle C.
"We're eighth notes like A," pealed B and High C.
"We're sixteenth notes," chirped E and F.
"Together we make measures in 4/4 time." And they sang their line again, varying the beat to fit their number values.
What do you think? Do the musical notes belong at the Math-Fair? Why or why not?