CSI: Pre-Algebra -- Operations & Expressions -- Distance Learning Compatible

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Clark Creative Math
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Nothing like a good criminal investigation to liven up operations and expressions! In this project, students will work in teams to investigate the culprit of six fictional thefts. The criminal has left six messages, layered with algebra. Teams will work to build a case and present their findings to the court. Hopefully they are convincing enough to win the verdict.

The puzzle solving hook causes many different students to engage in solving traditionally mundane problems. Be the cool teacher :-)

In this 12 page document you will be given a mapping to the Content Standards, an outline for how to implement the project, and six number theory criminal scene puzzles.

This puzzle is mapped to Common Core Standards and includes problems featuring the following skills: Order of Operations, Verbal Expressions, Adding & Subtracting Integers, Using Formulas, Combining Like Terms

An answer key has been added to the end of the file for your convenience.

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Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions or values (e.g., temperature above/below zero, elevation above/below sea level, credits/debits, positive/negative electric charge); use positive and negative numbers to represent quantities in real-world contexts, explaining the meaning of 0 in each situation.
Recognize opposite signs of numbers as indicating locations on opposite sides of 0 on the number line; recognize that the opposite of the opposite of a number is the number itself, e.g., -(-3) = 3, and that 0 is its own opposite.
Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers.
Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.

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