Penny Wars

Act One: Check out all of the pennies! What questions come to mind?

If you want the most money, which container should you pick?

What information do you need to answer this question?  What assumptions must you make to solve this problem?

CCSS: 8.G.9 , HSG.GMD.3 

Act Three, the solutions:  Image One  , Image Two , Image Three 


Sequel:  Which jar could hold the most pennies?  How do you know?

Special thanks to Mrs. Mercado for the pic of the pennies!


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