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Description:

This activity promotes students to explore and analyze the number of different ways of achieving each of the specific outcomes when adding and subtracting positive and negative integers while playing the game, "Connect Three." By answering key questions, the players work out a strategy for improving their chances of winning the game. The Teachers' Notes page offers suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, ideas for support, extension and answers to questions are provided. A pdf of the game board and a spreadsheet to simulate tossing the dice are linked.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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Language:

English

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