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Even or odd?

Purpose: 

To practice determining if a sum will be even or odd

Rules: 

Play in pairs, one player is EVEN, the other player is ODD

• Each player rolls a number cube and records their addend with E for even and O for odd. The examples shows 6 (E) and 5 (O).

• Without finding the actual sum, players determine first whether the sum will be even or odd.

• Find the sum and check!

• Whenever a sum is odd, the ODD player gets a point, when the sum is even, the EVEN player gets the point.

 

Variations: 

Variations

·      Roll 12-sided dice (or dice-in-dice!)

·      Explain your strategy . . what’s the rule?