Penny Wars anew

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

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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?

Act Two:  Study and annotate the enlarged picture of the penny jars: close-up-for-students.pdf

CCSS: 8.G.9 , HSG.GMD.3 

Act Three, the solutions:  Image OneImage TwoImage Three

 Teacher-Tips-Penny-Wars.pdf

For members we have this activity as a PowerPoint and the solution using volume.

PennyWars.pptx    PennyWars-solution.pdf

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

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

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