Find the mistakes in the solutions for the problems provided.
Each of the problems has been solved, but the solutions contain mistakes! Students find the mistakes and then explain and correct them. Errors include:
- answering the wrong question
- making an arithmetic error
- choosing the wrong operation
- using one operation when two is needed to solve the problem
- labelling the answer incorrectly
- using the extra information in the solution
8 problems include whole numbers and all operations.
Use during guided maths, during tutoring or intervention, with small groups or in centres.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, a detailed answer key and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Apply place value to partition, rearrange and regroup numbers to at least 10 000 to assist calculations and solve problems
Apply place value to partition, rearrange and regroup numbers to at least tens of thousands to assist calculations and solve problems
Develop efficient mental and written strategies and use appropriate digital technologies for multiplication and for division where there is no remainder
Represent and solve problems involving multiplication using efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies
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