Number Towers

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Number towers use addition or multiplication to ensure each level is equal. While this is common in factoring, it is often not used with algebraic equations. Solving these six questions relies on problem solving skills and being able to transfer knowledge.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Challenge scholars to create number towers to stump the teacher
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires prior knowledge of solving two equations for two unknowns and using the quadratic formula or factoring to find missing roots
  • Includes a grading rubric for partial credit
  • Provides many sample answers and the instructional implications for each
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