Thursday, September 8, 2011

A Free
Language/Math Combo

Tricked-out Word Problems
with Ordinary Numbers

       An equal combination of language arts and basic math skills, Contrived Math is a brain teaser that challenges students to use common data, such as the number of days in a year, shuffle it around, add, subtract, multiple, etc. according to instructions, and come up with a targeted answer.
     The activity is divided into two parts of twenty problems each.  Full answer keys are included.  Eight total pages counting the cover page.

   Suitable for 4th-8th grades.  Download and enjoy!

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