Challenges for April Fools Day

This day is known for pranks and puzzles.  
Try one of these 4 activities on April Fools Day.

Ask students to analyze where I made my mistake


For members we have solutions. PerplexingProblem-solution.pdf

         CCSS: MP1, MP3, 4.OA, 5.G, 8.EE, 8.SP

Or baffle 'em with this Mystical Mathematical Mind Reader activity.  They will think you are pulling one over on them until they figure out the math!

CCSS:  4.OA.4, 5.OA.1, HSA.CED.A.2, MP1, MP3, MP4, MP7, MP8

Or "Who got the extra buck?" or "Where did that extra dollar go?"


For members we have a solution.   ExtraBuck-solution.pdf

       CCSS: MP1, MP3, 4.OA, 5.G, 8.EE, 8.SP

Another great April Fool's day activity is Robert Kaplinsky's Foil Prank analysis.

CCSS: 6.G.4, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 7.G.6, HSG.MG.1


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