Petit Fours

This Petit Fours assessment also includes:

Four 4s represent the counting numbers. Pupils attempt to write equivalent expressions to as many counting numbers as possible using only four 4s. Scholars then determine whether the same feat is possible using only three 3s.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have class members share the different ways they were able to create the values
  • Challenge learners to show why or why not the same process is not capable with three
Classroom Considerations
  • Expects the class is comfortable with multiple calculations with numbers and order of operations
  • Includes an answer key with sample responses
  • Denotes the domain involved with the task
  • None
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