Students explore the concept that to solve some problems, they may need to undo the key actions in the problem. This strategy is called working backwards asking the appropriate questions.
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Your Birthday is a Math Problem!
What better way to celebrate students' birthdays than by creating original math problems? In this open ended challenge, young mathematicians must make numerical expressions using parentheses, exponents, and three other operations that...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Saxon Math Intermediate 5 - Student Edition
Expand your resource library with this collection of Saxon math materials. Covering a wide range of topics from basic arithmetic and place value, to converting between fractions, decimals, and percents, these example problems and skills...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Find the Missing Inputs for a Function Machine Using a Vertical Table
Given the rule and output values for a function machine, teach your class how to work backward to determine the inputs. The final video of this nine-part series uses tables to organize the inputs, outputs, and rule of a function, and...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed