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Curriculum Inspirations: Pencil Prices

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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 is a multimedia experience for the middle-school and high-school communities. Math teachers can use these classroom supplements below for classroom warm-ups, extra credit, asynchronous brainstorming, and finals review.

Find more Curriculum Inspiration videos and other resources for the MAA AMC here.