Using Models to Represent Numbers & Operations


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What does it mean to model a math problem?

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1. Which one of the following is TRUE about number blocks?

2. Choose the equation that best represents the following math model.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet help you find out if you know how to model math problems. See if you can identify the correct equation being shown by a given model.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll assess your knowledge and understanding of:

  • The characteristics of number blocks
  • Modeling math problems
  • Identifying equations from a given model

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what it means to model a math problem
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve math modeling practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the characteristics of number blocks are

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about this type of math skill, read the lesson titled Using Models to Represent Numbers & Operations. It will help you understand:

  • The utility of math models to students
  • Common ways to show math problems in a model
  • Number lines
  • Integer chips