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Surf for More Math

Lesson 2 - Solve Problems By Guessing and Testing


To encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about Solve Problems By Guessing and Testing, here is an interactive activity they can do.



Use guessing and testing to solve problems.


Builds Upon

Student Book pages 220-221



Instructions for Use

Bobbie Bear lets your child use guessing to solve problems.

To use Bobbie Bear, click on the 'Make A Guess' button and input the number of outfits your child can make with the given shirts and overalls. Click on a shirt and drag it over the teddy bear. Release the mouse button to place the item on the bear. Do the same with the overalls. When a complete outfit is made, it shows up on a chart below the bear. Select a different combination of shirt and overalls for the bear. Click 'Start Over' to begin again. Click 'Customize' and type in a new number of shirts and overalls. Click the check box to turn on the sound.