Double or Not


  • Aug 23 2010 8:39 PM

    Robert Preston

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This activity from Figure This!, reviewed for grades 3-5 by Illuminations, is a problem solving challenge that has students decide whether they would earn more money with a fixed daily salary, or a smaller starting pay that doubles each day. Students explore this concept with other examples including computing interest in a savings account, paper folding, calculators, and more. Read the full review on the Illuminations site, where you can access this resource directly. Click the full record view to see alternate reviews of this resource for different grade bands. Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Addition & Subtraction, Algebra & Functions, Mathematics

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    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning