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## Inequality with No Solution

Directions: Create an inequality that has no solution. Source: Kara Colley

## Mean, Median, and Range

Directions: Create a set of five whole numbers from 1 to 20 that have the same mean, median, and range. Source: Eric Berchtold and Melissa Minnix

## Mean Absolute Deviation

Directions: Give an example of two sets of numbers that form identical box plots (also called box-and-whisker plots) but have different mean absolute deviation values. Source: Robert Kaplinsky with help from Pamela Franklin

Directions: Make the smallest (or largest) sum by filling in the boxes using the whole numbers 1-9 no more than one time each. Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

## Subtracting Decimals (Middle School)

Directions: Make the smallest (or largest) difference by filling in the boxes using the whole numbers 1-9 no more than one time each. Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

## Dividing Decimals (Middle School)

Directions: Make the smallest (or largest) quotient by filling in the boxes using the whole numbers 1-9 no more than one time each. Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

## Multiplying Decimals (Middle School)

Directions: Make the smallest (or largest) product by filling in the boxes using the whole numbers 1-9 no more than one time each. Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

## Dividing Two-Digit Numbers (Middle School)

Directions: Make the smallest (or largest) quotient by filling in the boxes using the whole numbers 1-9 no more than one time each Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky