Grade 4

Read the Headline Story to the students. Encourage them to use logical reasoning to solve the problem.

What values for the square and circle would make this number sentence true? Find all possible values of the square and circle.

7 × (Square + Circle) = 56

The square and circle must have a sum of 8. Here is a table of possible values:

Square | 0 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 |

Circle | 8 | 7 | 6 | 5 | 4 | 3 | 2 | 1 | 1 |

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