PERCENTS Word Problems - Error Analysis
Have 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.
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. Be sure to download the sample for a full overview of what you get.
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.
- sales tax
- percent of change
- simple interest
This resource is included in my PERCENTS UNIT RESOURCE BUNDLE!
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).
More PERCENTS Resources:
* TASK CARDS
* ERROR ANALYSIS WORKSHEETS
* PROBLEM SOLVING with GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
* MAZES, RIDDLES & COLORING PAGE Activities
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__ Percents UNIT RESOURCE BUNDLE
__ 7th Grade Math MEGA BUNDLE
__ 7th Grade Math Error Analysis BUNDLE
__ Middle School Math GROWING MEGA BUNDLE
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