3 Act: It’s Not Just a Mint

Anytime I see multiple sizes of products, I immediately think of what task I could make.  I’ve had these tic tacs on my desk for about three months and finally decided to sit down and film today.  This task aligns to CCSS 5.NBT.B.6 if using long division as your objective.  It aligns to 5.NF.B.3 if using dividing whole numbers leading to answers in the form of a fraction or mixed number.  I’ve included different images for Act 3 for each.

Act 1

What do you notice?  What do you wonder?

Possible questions:

How many small boxes fit in a large box?

Give a too high and too low estimate.

Act 2

What information do you need to solve the problem?

It's Not Just a Mint Act 2

Act 3

It's Not Just a Mint Act 3 RemainderIt's Not Just a Mint Act 3 Mixed Number

As always, I would love feedback on how this could be better!

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