Education Technology

Closure Tables

Activity Overview

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.