Cups

3 Act Math

Act 1


1. How many cups will there be?
2. Write down a guess.


Act 2

3. What information would be useful to figure this out?
4. Write down some questions you have in your head right now.
First Three Cups
Final Cup


Act 3


Sequel

What would happen if the first cup had a 10 cm diameter?
What would happen if the final cup had a 2 cm diameter?


Common Core Standards
5.NBT.B.7
Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.
TEKS
4.4(A)
add and subtract whole numbers and decimals to the hundredths place using the standard algorithm

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