In this problem students apply different strategies to solve a problem involving multiples and remainders. The problem provides clues about dividing a specific number of lollipops equally and asks solvers to determine possible totals. The problem presents three partial approaches and asks solvers to complete them. This resource includes hints for getting started, previously submitted solutions, and a teacher page with implementation suggestions, discussion questions, and differentiation strategies.
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