The Real Number System - Always, Sometimes, or Never Card Sort

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This card sort activity has students categorize 24 statements about the Real Number System as “Always True”, “Sometimes True”, and “Never True”. The statements relate to the different types of numbers in the Real Number System: Real, Irrational, Rational, Integer, Whole, and Natural.

Some example statements from the activity are:
• If a number is a whole number, then it is a real number. (Always True)
• If a number is a real number, then it is a whole number. (Sometimes True)
• If a number is negative, then it is a whole number. (Never True)

Please view the preview for a picture of the completed activity with all 24 statements shown.

This activity makes for wonderful State Test prep as these types of questions tend to show up every year.

Each statement has a corresponding number which makes for easy teacher checking by just matching the numbers. Answer key is included.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Know that numbers that are not rational are called irrational. Understand informally that every number has a decimal expansion; for rational numbers show that the decimal expansion repeats eventually, and convert a decimal expansion which repeats eventually into a rational number.


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