The Four Operations
The below QuickQuestion Interface © generates 10 random sums to do.
You can choose the Minimum and Maximum Values for the questions that will be produced, as well as choosing the operation used (you can also choose "Random" to get a mixture). To have negative numbers included, set the minimum as a negative number.
For division questions all answers should be given to 3 decimal places.
Finally, choose whether you want to ensure the bigger number comes first (for subtractions and divisions).
With the questions generated, type your answers in the box, and once finished click "Check Answers".
You can choose the Minimum and Maximum Values for the questions that will be produced, as well as choosing the operation used (you can also choose "Random" to get a mixture). To have negative numbers included, set the minimum as a negative number.
For division questions all answers should be given to 3 decimal places.
Finally, choose whether you want to ensure the bigger number comes first (for subtractions and divisions).
With the questions generated, type your answers in the box, and once finished click "Check Answers".
Ideas for Teachers
This is a good alternative to the QQI activity, if you just want to put 10 questions on the board. Then you can get answers from students to enter in the boxes before checking them, and correcting as necessary.
However, the real power in this activity is when you get the students using it themselves. In a computer lesson, set them all going on the activity, and get them to repeat until they get every question correct.
Or you can set it as a homework, telling them the conditions to use (different conditions for different students to differentiate the homework). Then get them to do one or two sets, all correct, and to take a screen shot and either email it to you, or, even better, stick it in their books. Since the questions are random, every student will get a different set of questions, and the immediate feedback means they can go back and correct their work straight away.
This is a good alternative to the QQI activity, if you just want to put 10 questions on the board. Then you can get answers from students to enter in the boxes before checking them, and correcting as necessary.
However, the real power in this activity is when you get the students using it themselves. In a computer lesson, set them all going on the activity, and get them to repeat until they get every question correct.
Or you can set it as a homework, telling them the conditions to use (different conditions for different students to differentiate the homework). Then get them to do one or two sets, all correct, and to take a screen shot and either email it to you, or, even better, stick it in their books. Since the questions are random, every student will get a different set of questions, and the immediate feedback means they can go back and correct their work straight away.
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