Looking for a fun hands-on real number system activity to help students learn the difference between integers and irrational numbers? Activities for Visualizing the Real Numbers Real Number System Nesting Boxes Build a set of DIY nesting boxes to help illustrate the real number system to students. When the integer box fits inside the rational …

# Real Number System Activities

I created this set of real number system cards several years ago to give my Pre-Calculus students much-needed practice determining which subsets of the real number system a number belongs to. This was one of our first lessons of the year, and it was a great exercise in understanding definitions, practicing mathematical precision, and using …

I created this always sometimes never dice activity for classifying numbers according to the real number system. We completed this after sorting numbers using our Real Number System Nesting Boxes. I always hated Always, Sometimes, Never questions when I did them as a geometry student in high school. But, I decided to give it a …

This is a picture of a foldable that I created for my students to use as they walked through a rational and irrational numbers exploration activity. This activity did not go as planned. I thought it would take one class period. After one class period, we had only started to scratch the surface. I ended …

I’m excited to show off my real number system nesting boxes to you today. I hope everybody is having a fabulous Monday! I’ve really been enjoying my last Monday of summer. And tomorrow, I will celebrate my last day of summer. Teachers report on Wednesday for inservice, and we will have students in our classrooms …

On the fourth day of school, I assigned my college algebra students the Real Number Line Project. My inspiration came from Matt Coaty’s Real Number Line Project. I even stole the name of the project. The previous day, I had introduced the real number system. We spent an entire class period classifying numbers as natural …

I created this graphic organizer for my Algebra 2 students to glue in their interactive notebooks. Free Download of Subsets of the Real Numbers Graphic Organizer You might also be interested in my Real Number System Graphic Organizer and my Real Number System Nesting Boxes.

I created this properties of real numbers foldable for my Algebra 2 students to glue in their algebra interactive notebooks as we went through the beginning of year review material. Free Download of Properties of Real Numbers Foldable

I created this properties of real numbers graphic organizers for my Algebra 2 students to glue in their algebra interactive notebooks as we went through the beginning of year review material. Free Download of Properties of Real Numbers Graphic Organizer

While looking for inspiration, I found a lot of creative illustrations of the real number system. But, I was looking for something a little different. I wanted my students to add the information. And, for my older students, I wanted them to even discover some of the information themselves before we added it to the …