Problem of the Week (Mar. 6, 2017)

Number Soup

Directions: Write your work on a separate sheet of paper. Label the paper with your FULL name, your teacher, and which problem(s) you are handing in, then staple it to this sheet.

SHOW ALL YOUR WORK on a separate sheet of paper.

PLEASE BE NEAT AND ORGANIZED.

Use these digits when solving this week’s problems.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Level 1: High and Low:

- Find the highest total when adding 4 different digits listed above.

_____ + _____ + _____ + _____ = __________ Now describe a mental math strategy to add the digits.

B. Find the lowest total when adding 4 different digits listed above.

_____ + _____ + _____ + _____ = __________

Level 2: Back and Forth: Use your answers from the Level 1 question. Can you figure out a way to arrange the 8 digits you used in Level 1 to make an addition problem that adds up to 11,110? Show your different attempts (don’t erase).

_____ _____ _____ _____

+ _____ _____ _____ _____

_______________________________

1 1 , 1 1 0

Level 3: Create a Puzzle: Now it is your turn to create a puzzle for me using the same 9 digits on the top of this page. Write the math puzzle with clear instructions on a separate sheet of paper.