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Author:Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
Description: You tear open a package of M&M's chocolate candies. Fifty-seven little candies spill out. You notice that certain colors are more common than others. You might count 7 brown, 17 red, 18 yellow, 6 green, 5 orange, and 4 blue candies in this bag. Does every package contain exactly the same amount of each color? [Produced 10 times a year by the publishers of Cricket magazine (in association with Smithsonian magazine), Muse features articles and activities for children 8 years old and up.]

Levels: Late Elem. (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Data Analysis, Statistics

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