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Logarithm Laws 2

Directions: Using the numbers 0 – 9, fill the blanks, so that the values of each expression increases from smallest to greatest. Each number may only be used once. Source: John Rowe

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Solving One-Step Equations 2

Directions: Use the numbers 1 through 9, at most one time each, to make a true equation where x has the largest possible value. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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Close to 1000

Directions: Arrange the digits 1-9 into three 3-digit whole numbers. Make the sum as close to 1000 as possible. Source: John Ulbright and Robert Kaplinsky

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Creating Right Triangles 2

Directions: Using only the whole numbers 1 through 8 (without repeating any number), fill in the coordinates to create the vertices of a right triangle: A(__, __), B(__, __), C(__, __) Extension: Try to do this using only the whole numbers 1 through 6. Source: Erick Lee

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Creating Rectangles 2

Directions: Using only the whole numbers 1 through 8 (without repeating any number), fill in the coordinates to create the vertices of a rectangle: A(__, __), B(__, __), C(__, __), D(__, __). Extension: What is the rectangle with the largest/smallest area/perimeter that you can find? Source: Erick Lee

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Got change for a dollar?

Directions: What is the largest amount in coins you can have and not be able to make change for a dollar without shorting yourself or cheating the other person? Source: Glenn Waddell

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Rational Number Computation

Directions: Using the digits -5 to 5 at most once each, write an expression that will have the greatest (or least) absolute value. Source: Michael Wiernicki

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Representing Data

Directions: Using the counting numbers 1 to 6, each only once, fill in the graph and blanks to make the statements true. There are twice as many girls as boys. There are twice as many boys as teachers. There are ___ girls, ___ boys and ___ teachers in class. Source: Bryan Anderson

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Double Bar Graph

Directions: Using the numbers 1-8 at most once each time, create a graph that represents the number of boys and girls participating in soccer, football, baseball and basketball. Half as many boys play soccer than girls The amount of boys in soccer is double the amount girls in football Three times as many boys play baseball than girls in football …

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