I had a collection of five pennies. The dates on them were:

1996

1993

1987

1990

1994

After I added one more penny to my collection, the mean date changed.

]]>On Thanksgiving Thursday, Carissa ate some cranberries. The next day she couldn’t stop thinking about how good the cranberries were and ate seven more cranberries than she had eaten on Thursday.

Each day after that she ate seven more cranberries than the day before. By the following Wednesday night she had eaten a total of 161 cranberries for the whole week.

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A square is drawn on a coordinate plane. The square is in the first quadrant and the sides of the square are parallel to the axes.

]]>A line is drawn from the origin that cuts the square into two sections whose areas are in a ratio of 2:1.

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]]>What do you notice in the story below? What are you wondering about? Leave a comment to tell us your thoughts!

A circus clown has 16 balloons. One half of the balloons are red. Half of the remaining balloons are blue. The rest are yellow.

Every Friday night, Drew’s family makes pizza for dinner. This week, Drew wants pepperoni and his sister wants extra cheese. His parents both want mushrooms as a topping.

Since they couldn’t agree, they decided to divide the pizza into four equal parts so everyone could have the topping of their choice.

Richard went apple picking at a pick-your-own orchard. One of the growers gave him a basket, and in talking with her, he learned:

]]>- a full basket of apples weighs about 20 pounds
- ten pounds of apples or less costs $0.99 a pound
- more than ten pounds of apples costs $0.85 a pound
- 80 average-sized apples weigh about 40 pounds

At Richard’s local market, apples cost $0.39 each.