Engaging MATH Worksheets, Tasks and Activities
PERCENTS Word Problems - Error AnalysisHave your students apply their understanding of PERCENTS with this ERROR ANALYSIS activities.Benefits of Math Error Analysis:Giving students opportunities to identify and correct errors in presented solutions allows them to show their understanding of the mathematical concepts you have taught.Whats Included:This resource includes 10 real-world PERCENTS word problems that are solved incorrectly. Students have to IDENTIFY THE ERROR, provide the CORRECT SOLUTION and share a helpful STRATEGY for solving the problem. An ANSWER KEY has also been provided with examples of possible answers.
How to Use:When I present this activity to my students, I tell them that these are errors that students from my other class made and I need their help to correct them. Students LOVE correcting other students mistakes. Students can use these activities with a partner, as a warm-up , as classwork, homework, in math centers or group work.Topics include:- sales tax- markup- commission- percent of change- discount- tip- simple interest
Common Core Alignment:* 6.RP.3c - Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.* 7.RP.3 -Use proportional relationships to solve multi-step ratio and percent problems.*Mathematics Practice Standard 3 (construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others).
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