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Create word problems using a "mad lib" style. Students will fill out a sheet asking for objects, names, places, etc. then fill in the corresponding blanks in the word problems to create a silly sounding problem!
There are four word problems:
1) Pythagorean Theorem solving for hypotenuse
2) Multi-step equation (combining like terms to solve, variable on one side)
3) Multiplying scientific notation
4) Volume of cone and sphere combined
I use it as the project portion of the midterm. Students enjoy their unique sounding word problems and all students will have different equations and solutions to number 2 and 3 depending on their mad lib choices.
There is a slide of teacher directions and two student pages to print, because of some problems having different solutions there is no answer key.
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