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Description:

This problem, based on the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, provides a context for children to apply ratio and proportion concepts as well as fraction computation skills. Using the given size relationships among the bears, solvers determine the sizes of various objects in the bears' house. The Teachers' Notes page offers suggestions for implementation, key questions, ideas for extension and support, a printable pdf of the problem, and links to related problems.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 6
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English

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