In this colorful challenge, your goal is to get kids to think of all kinds of ways to use mathematical operations to reach a certain solution. Have students choose a number to put on their pot of gold, and then ask them to write several number sentences that use addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division to reach their number. Encourage them to get creative by using a variety of operations, fractions, and decimals!

 

 

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