Two activities to help celebrate National Donut Day

How many donuts is that = huge box of donuts to approximate.

How have donuts changed = torus volume measurements, formula intuition, and algebraic transformation of one formula into a second formula.

# Tag: MP1

## Peeps

This activity is a investigation intended to get students and teachers to loosen up a little and appreciate how just considering a situation might lead you to a very reasonable approximation.

Too often students think that there is only one answer that is right and that the method for approaching that solution is also limited to the “correct” approach. Surely this fear of experimenting and guessing leads to math anxieties and the fear to reason and experiment.