Find the mistake with decimals and all operations.
Each of the problems has been solved, but the solutions contain mistakes! Students find the mistakes, and then explain and correct them.
- answering the wrong question
- making an arithmetic error
- choosing the wrong operation
- using one operation when two is needed to solve the problem
- labeling the answer incorrectly
- using the extra information in the solution.
8 problems include decimals and all operations.
Use during guided math, during tutoring or intervention, with small groups, or in centers.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, an answer key, and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written me...
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