MULTIPLY AND DIVIDE DECIMALS Error Analysis | Find the Error | Print or Digital

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Grade Levels
4th - 6th
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My students love finding the mistakes and fixing them. They don't realize that by doing so they are actually practicing the skill :-) Much more engaging then traditional problems.
Love these activities for the small group discussion that they start. Great variety of mistakes for discussion.
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Have your students apply their understanding of MULTIPLY AND DIVIDE DECIMALS with these 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.

What's Included:

This resource includes 10 real-world 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. Be sure to download the sample for a full overview of what you get.

Print or Digital: (updated March 2021)

✔️ PRINTED VERSION - a PDF file that you may PRINT

✔️DIGITAL VERSION (Easel by TpT) - There is also a digital version using TpT's new digital tool. After purchase, click the "Open in Easel" button. This will give you access to a version with text boxes for student input and moveable shapes for students to select answers. You can edit the digital overlay or use it as is.

Note: Only the maze and riddle can be used as a digital activity.

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.

Be sure to download the sample for a full overview of what you get.

Topics Covered:

✔ Multiply decimals and whole numbers.

✔ Multiply decimals.

✔ Divide decimals by whole numbers.

✔ Divide decimals.


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Total Pages
10 Activities
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.


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