considering the entire question revolves around its intricate wording, either you or the original setter have made a fatal error in it.
also please note it is mathS and not math. you reside in the wrong boston to be using that term

Surely if the teacher has marked it as incorrect, they need to explain why, otherwise how is anyone going to learn. I would say your son is correct on both counts, maths is about maths, not sneaky misleading questions

Surely if the teacher has marked it as incorrect, they need to explain why, otherwise how is anyone going to learn. I would say your son is correct on both counts, maths is about maths, not sneaky misleading questions

^^this^^
Teacher needs to explain - how else will your son (or anyone else) learn

Sorry might seem a bit harsh for some but I would be contacting the school head and asking for an appointment to discuss the p**** poor education

I doubt your son's teacher marked it, mostly it's TAs who mark it.
sometimes kids have to mark their own or pass the book around the table and other kids have to mark it while the teacher says the correct answers.
seen it all and done it all !

Are the questions actually worded like that or are they mathematical statements using the mathematical signs (eg. <> =). This may make a difference. Would be easier if you posted an actual picture of the question.

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(21) Jump to unreadPost an answerAnother one: 10 more than 50 is less than 40. My son false, yet it's marked incorrect!

Confusing question though.

MOREthan £183, and £1 less than £184 is £183, so answer is falsealso please note it is mathS and not math. you reside in the wrong boston to be using that term

But yeah (s)he is wrong here

MOREthan £183, and £1 less than £184 is £183, so answer is falseWhat? You're reading it wrong then.

But yeah (s)he is wrong here

Kill em!

jk ;)

Teacher needs to explain - how else will your son (or anyone else) learn

Sorry might seem a bit harsh for some but I would be contacting the school head and asking for an appointment to discuss the p**** poor education

sometimes kids have to mark their own or pass the book around the table and other kids have to mark it while the teacher says the correct answers.

seen it all and done it all !

100 is more then 83 it doesn't say add

Eg.

100>83=1<84 true or false?

Edited By: t_kaay on Dec 04, 2016 22:13