How Much Halloween Candy Will You Collect?

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How do you judge whose prediction is closest?

In this Halloween math activity, students consider how to determine the best candy haul prediction.  The math ideas of measurement error and percent error are introduced.  Students then predict their own Halloween candy collections numbers and compare their predictions to their actual haul using measurement and percent error.

The activity: Trick-or-TreatingCandyTotals.pdf

CCSS: 7.RP.3, MP1, MP2, MP3, MP4, MP6

For members, we have an editable Word docx of the activity, solutions, and a PowerPoint to use in your class.

Trick-or-TreatingCandyTotals.docx    Trick-or-TreatingCandyTotals-solutions.pdf    Halloween-Percent-Error.pptx

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