Directions: Make the largest (or smallest) expression by using the digits 0-9, no more than one time each, in the boxes below. Note: for 5th grade, remove the exponent to make it grade level appropriate. Source: Robert Kaplinsky with answer from Michael Fenton and his students.

Read More »# Tag Archives: DOK 3: Strategic Thinking

## Multiplying Mixed Numbers by Whole Numbers

Directions: Using the digits 1-9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes to make the smallest (or largest) product. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

Read More »## Rectangles: Maximizing Area

Directions: What is the greatest area you can make with a rectangle that has a perimeter of 24 units? Source: Robert Kaplinsky

Read More »## Rectangles: Maximizing Perimeter

Directions: What is the greatest perimeter you can make with a rectangle that has an area of 24 square units? Source: Robert Kaplinsky

Read More »## Make the Biggest Circle

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 as many times as you want, fill in the boxes to make the biggest circle: Source: Robert Kaplinsky

Read More »## Is the Quadrilateral a Kite?

Directions: What is the least number of geometric markings to show that a quadrilateral is a kite? Source: Nanette Johnson

Read More »## Is the Quadrilateral a Square?

Directions: What is the least number of geometric markings needed to demonstrate that a quadrilateral is a square? Source: A collaborative effort of Jose De La Torre and Nanette Johnson answer by Ricardo Navarro with help from Robert Kaplinsky

Read More »## Solve Linear Equations with Special Cases

Source: SBAC Practice Test 8th Grade

Read More »## Order of Operations

Directions: Use the Order of Operations with the numbers shown on the card below (in any order) so that when you simplify the expression, the answer is 24. Source: This problem was adapted from the 24 Math Game.

Read More »## Multiplying Mixed Numbers

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes to make the smallest (or largest) product. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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