Learning and Teaching for Mathematical Literacy

Supporting materials – 10N

Coin Counting by Dan Meyer


Watch the video. How much cash is that? How many coins are there?

  1. Write a wrong answer for both questions.
  2. What is your best guess for both questions?

Task by Dan Meyer, taken from the 101questions website, used under Creative Commons Attribution Only 3.0 (to be confirmed)

Supporting material for the book Learning and Teaching for Mathematical Literacy by Hugh Burkhardt, Daniel Pead and Kaye Stacey (ISBN 9781032301174).

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