Test your students’ ability to spot mistakes and develop their understanding with this activity. Pupils are given two different answers to a question and have to determine which is correct. They then have to explain what misconception has led to the incorrect answer.
This resource covers the topic of finding reciprocals. There are five different worksheets (A-E) each of differing difficulties, so pupils can be given progressive sheets, or one used on learning, one on review, alternatively pupils are given the worksheet most appropriate to their ability.
The five worksheets are
Worksheet A; This worksheet has 8 questions; 6 questions finding the reciprocal of whole numbers and 2 questions finding the reciprocal of fractions.
Worksheet B; This worksheet has 8 questions; 6 questions finding the reciprocal of fractions and 2 questions finding the reciprocal of decimals.
Worksheet C; This worksheet has 8 questions; 7 questions finding the reciprocal of decimals.
Worksheet D; This worksheet has 8 questions; 2 questions finding reciprocal of fractions <1 and 6 questions finding the reciprocal of mixed numbers.
Worksheet E; This worksheet has 8 questions which cover all the above style questions covered in worksheet A, B, C and D.
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