Students practice decimal operations as they navigate a maze and attempt to calculate the greatest value.
- Calculator (optional)
- Maze handout
Maze Playing Board:
- Move down or sideways (never up) through the maze from Start to Finish. You may not retrace any steps.
- Begin with a value of 100 on your calculator. As you cross a segment, perform the indicated operation on your calculator.
The goal is to choose a path that results in the largest value when you reach Finish.
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