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Freaky Fraction Splitting

Take a pile of nine pebbles, nine coins, or nine cucumbers (but you can't use zucchini!) and split it into two piles. Then, split each of those piles into two piles. Keep doing this until you have nine piles, each with one object. What could be mathematically astounding about such a process? There is a...

Curriculum Inspirations: Pencil Prices

James Tanton takes viewers through this question from the 2011 MAA AMC 10a Competition. Appropriate for the 10th grade level, this question covers Algebra. Common Core State Standards (CCSS): A-SSE.2; 7.G.4 Read the Curriculum Burst essay that goes with this question here: Pencil Prices This video demonstrates problem-solving strategy #8: Second-Guess the Author Curriculum Inspirations...
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