Mathological Liar Game, Grade 5
- Item #: EP3398
- Condition: New
Mathological Liar Game
Ages 10 +
Grade 5th +
Players 2 - 4
Set of 200 cards and directions
Each game includes 50 math mysteries
Students will love becoming math detectives!
Players earn points for solving math mysteries in these entertaining and educational games. In each round, players read about a crime committed, and each player receives a suspect’s alibi. Players must determine whether the math in their suspect’s alibi is correct or not. If the math is correct, the suspect is innocent — if the math is incorrect, the suspect is guilty. Players are required to use multiple grade-level math skills to solve the crimes.
Educational Skills covered:
Addition/Subtraction, Multiplication/Division; Fractions/Decimals/Percentages; Place Value; Base 10; Inverse Relationships; Estimating; Geometric Shapes; 2- and 3- Dimensional Shapes; Area and Perimeter; Unit Conversions; Measurement; Equivalent Representations; Negative Numbers; Probability; Variables; Factoring
Object of the Game:
In each round, players are given a case to solve. There are four suspects in each case. One or more of the suspects is guilty. Each player reads his or her suspect’s alibi. If the math or reasoning in the suspect’s alibi is correct, he or she is innocent. If the math or reasoning is incorrect, that suspect is lying and is guilty of the crime.