Inequalities Inquiry

This inquiry prompt contains the following mathematical statements:

43 + 21 > 12 + 34

432 + 1 > 123 + 4

43 + 21 < 1 + 234

Lesson notes give suggestions as to supplementary questions could be asked to provide support for students investigating this prompt. There also alterations that can be made to the prompt that have been suggested by students. The notes conclude by generalising the prompt.

The worksheet supports the use of the prompt in the classroom.

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