Critical Thinking Math Problems: Examples and Activities


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When students think critically in math, they can _____.

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1. A student who applies critical thinking to a problem involving a right triangle can _____.

2. Teachers should model how to _____ so students can know how to follow a clear line of logical steps to solve a problem.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Questions on this quiz focus on how teachers and students can use critical thinking math problems and activities. You will also be asked about specific critical thinking projects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Determine your level of knowledge regarding:

  • What students can do when they think critically in math
  • Abilities teachers need to model for students
  • Activities used in class to encourage critical thinking

Skills Practiced

You'll focus on the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on critical thinking math problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how students can apply critical thinking to math problems and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about warm-up activities and popular puzzles that help train students in critical thinking

Additional Learning

Get a better understanding of critical thinking math problems and activities by studying the lesson titled Critical Thinking Math Problems: Examples and Activities. Subjects covered include:

  • Differences between being able to do math problems and understanding them
  • Real-world applications for critical thinking math skills
  • Ways project-based learning can be used to teach critical thinking skills in math