Activity

Grade
K

Which One Doesn't Belong? Bicycle Ride

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

A. shows 5 rows of 2 purple bikes. B. shows 5 purple bikes and 5 yellow bikes in a loop pattern. The bikes go purple, yellow, purple, yellow, and so on. C. shows 5 groups of 2 bikes. In each group, 1 bike is purple and 1 bike is yellow. D. shows 4 rows of 2 bikes. In each row, 1 bike is purple and 1 bike is yellow.

Challenge

See if you can find reasons why each of the pictures might not belong with the other three.

Share

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