BACK Teacher Support for Nuts in a Bowl View the puzzle   [Problems Library]  [Dr. Math]  [Math Tools]  [T2T]  [Other]  [Standards] In the Nuts in a Bowl problem, students are asked to determine how many nuts there are in each of the five bowls. This PoW could be used to work with: addition algebraic reasoning logical reasoning prime numbers If you have something to share with us as you use any of the links or suggestions on this page (something you tried and changed or a new idea), we would love to hear from you. Please email Suzanne. Problems Library:   - Math Fundamentals: Logical Reasoning [top] Ask Dr. Math Archives:   - Elementary Puzzles - Elementary Archive [top] Math Tools:   - Tool: Circle 0   - Tool: Circle 3   - Tool: Circle 21   - Tool: Circle 99 [top] Teacher2Teacher Archives:   - Problem Solving Strategies [top] Other Resources:   - K-12 Math Puzzles from the Math Forum [top] Alignment to the NCTM Standards - Grades 3-5 Number and Operations - compute fluently and make reasonable estimates Reasoning and Proof - make and investigate mathematical conjectures - develop and evaluate mathematical arguments and proofs Problem Solving - build new mathematical knowledge through problem solving - solve problems that arise in mathematics and in other contexts - apply and adapt a variety of appropriate strategies to solve problems - monitor and reflect on the process of mathematical problem solving Communication - communicate mathematical thinking coherently and clearly to peers, teachers, and others - use the language of mathematics to express mathematical ideas precisely