Tag Archives: DOK 3: Strategic Thinking

Two-Step Equations

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, place a digit in each box to find the greatest (or least) possible values for x. Source: Audrey Mendivil, Daniel Luevanos, and Robert Kaplinsky

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Making Change 2

Directions: Make 47¢ using exactly 6 coins with either quarters, dimes, nickels, or pennies. Source: Thad Domina and Robert Kaplinsky

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Order of Operations 2

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.

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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

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