How Many Under the Shell

  • How Many Under the Shell?

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    After Okta hides some bubbles under a shell, he then either adds more bubbles or takes some away. Students have to determine how many bubbles are left under the shell.

    Activity

    Instructions

    • At the Set Up screen, choose either a number or Random to determine how many bubbles to start with; then, choose addition, subtraction, or both. If you choose nothing, the number of bubbles will be randomly chosen, and you'll receive a mix of addition and subtraction problems.
    • Hit Start to go to the problems page.
    • Okta will show you some bubbles, hide them under the shell, and then either add some or take some away. When Okta asks, "How many bubbles are under the shell?" enter your answer using the keypad.
    • If you need to see the demonstration again, click Replay. For a different problem, click New. To select new parameters, click the Set Up arrow.