Least Common Multiple - Problem Solving 3.5
Want to show advanced students a real world application for finding a Least Common Multiple? This resource shows young mathematicians one possible use for understanding the concept of LCM. In four word problems revolving around beading necklaces, students have to activate critical thinking skills to problem solve. Moreover, two of the four problems ask students to explain their thinking in writing making it an excellent Common Core or cross-disciplinary literacy resource.