Mystery Number Challenges

Each of these mystery numbers use grade-appropriate place value clues that point students in the right direction. There are multiple correct answers for each challenge. Each linked folder has 10 different challenges.

1st grade

Students find two-digit numbers with clues based on place value relationships, comparing numbers with greater than or less than, and foundations of even and odd (skip counting by twos).

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2nd grade

Students find three-digit numbers with clues based on place value relationships, comparing numbers with greater than or less than, and even and odd.

3rd grade

Students find five-digit numbers with clues based on place value relationships, comparing numbers and ordering numbers, and even and odd.

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4th grade

Students find six-digit numbers with clues based on place value relationships, rounding, and comparing numbers and ordering numbers.

5th grade

Students find decimals to the thousandths place with clues based on place value relationships, rounding, and comparing numbers and ordering numbers.

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