Why is math important?
Math
Test Skills
Math Trivia
True or False
100

Name 3 ways we use math when shopping.

the best deals, finding the total, counting change,(any reasonable answer)

100

Word problems in Math help with this way of thinking.

 Problem solving

100

This skill helps you know if you did a problem correctly.

Checking your answer.

100

7 was afraid of 9 because of this

7   8 (ate) 9

100

Is repetition (repeat) is important in math.

True.

200

What job keeps track of financial records?

Accountant

200

What are patterns?

A pattern is something that repeats in the same order.  (A B A B) ( Red, white, red, white)

200

What is it called when you write down the steps you take to get your answer?

Showing your work.

200

Can you name an odd number?

(reasonable answers)

200

You can ask the teacher questions during a test.

True (but not for the answer).

300

What job measures ingredients and needs to multiply recipes? 

Chef/ Cook

300

How can you improve your math skills?

Practicing 

Reviewing

Drawing pictures


300

You can get partial credit for your problem.

Yes, by showing your work.

300

What do we call a number that has a numerator and a denominator?

A fraction

300

You should measure a road trip using centimeters.

False (miles/kilometers)

400

What job uses area, perimeter, and scale blueprints? 

A builder, architect

400

What does rushing mean?



Going very quickly with your work and making mistakes on assignments that you would not make if you take your time.

400

This is how you make sure you answer the question asked.

By reading and rereading the question carefully.

400

Name one object in your house that relates to math.

clock

measuring cups

ruler

tape measure

scale (any reasonable answer)

400

Speed is the most important part of math.

False- understanding is more important than speed.

500

Whats the most important part of math?

What is everything.

Trick Question: Everything you will ever learn in math is important. It will all be helpful to you when you are looking for a job later in life.

500

What is multiplication?

Multiplication means to multiply using equal groups (repeated addition).

500

What strategy works best for you when taking a test?



(Any reasonable answer)


500

Can you name one type of triangle?

acute, right, obtuse OR

equilateral,  isosceles, scalene


500

Only "math" people can learn math.

False - everyone can learn math, we just need to practice in order to get better.

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