Students create and complete closure tables to determine if the sets of whole numbers, integers, even numbers, and odd numbers are closed under the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Before the Activity
Download the attached PDF and look over the information on the first page. Distribute the Student Worksheet and attached calculator file for use during the activity.
During the Activity
Discuss the material from the activity pages with students as needed.
After the Activity
Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.