Which One Doesn't Belong? Color Array

Look at a set of four pictures. Decide which one doesn’t belong with the other three. Describe your thinking using math words. There are many ways to think about each one!

A. shows a 6 by 3 rectangle. The top is half is yellow. The bottom half is green. B. shows a 7 by 6 rectangle. The left third is green. The middle third is yellow. The right third is purple. C. shows a 5 by 5 rectangle. The left 2 columns are green. The right 3 columns are yellow. D. shows a 9 by 7 rectangle. The top 5 rows are green. The bottom 4 rows are yellow.


Find reasons why each of the pictures might not belong with the other three.


Explain your thinking to someone else. Do they have different reasons why one doesn't belong?