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Description:

This problem, from the collection of Aunty Mathilda challenges, promotes algebraic thinking and problem solving strategies. Aunty Math must determine the individual weight of her two nephews and niece given clues about their combined weight. Included are links to an easier challenge and to a harder one, depending on the level of the solver, and a link to a page for parents and teachers with additional background support, alignment to the CCSS, explanations and extensions.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 2,Grade 3,Grade 1,NSDL,Addition,Early Elementary,Representation,Number concepts,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Process skills,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Algebra,Word problems,Attend to precision,Model with mathematics,Subtraction,Reason abstractly,Informal Education,Whole numbers,Use appropriate tools,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160908801T,Practice Standards,Reading in mathematics,Elementary School,Reason quantitatively,Algebraic thinking,Communication,Physics,Operations,Number sense,Mathematics,Weight and mass,Problem solving,Measurement,Education,Construct arguments,Reasoning

Language:

English

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