## Snickers

*April 11, 2017 at 2:01 pm* *
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I really, really like this estimation problem.

The bag tells you the total number of ounces of candy.

That gives you some perspective.

I can adapt this for my 6th graders in

(1) having them predict

(2) then after the answer video discussing why their prediction was accurate/inaccurate

(3) ask if their predictions could have been made more reasonably and not just a guess

(4) ask them to determine the weight of each candy bar (using the package info)

(5) predict the number of bars that make up a pound

(6) take a standard Snickers bar and ask them to determine precisely how many minis make up a standard Snickers

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