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Students explore what makes a math trick work by analyzing verbal math expressions that describe each step in the trick.Key ConceptsWords can be used to describe mathematical operations.In a math trick, a person starts with a number, follows mathematical directions given in words, and ends up with the original number.Math tricks can be explained by examining the mathematical expressions that represent the verbal directions.Goals and Learning ObjectivesExplore verbal expressions.Predict and test which sets of expressions will result in the original number.
Subject:
Mathematics
Level:
Middle School
Grades:
Grade 6
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Pearson
Date Added:
09/21/2015
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English
Media Format:
Text/HTML

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Lauren Wainwright
on Mar 15, 07:00pm Evaluation

Opportunities for Deeper Learning: Superior (3)

I loved how the students truly had to think and create their own tricks!

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