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Problem 4

  1. 1. Rob Schupbach Problem #4CRIN E07: Elementary Math Curriculum and InstructionDr. Margie Mason/Ms. Rachael CoferSeptember 30, 2011Topic: Computation and Estimation: Multistep Applications and Order ofOperations—Grade 5 (SOL 5.6)Expected Heuristics: Use a picture; Make an organized list; Make a table; Useequations and formulasParty Pitchers!At his birthday party, Derrick served lemonade and punch. The pitchers show howmuch lemonade and punch was left over after the party. As he cleaned up, Derrickpoured all the leftover lemonade into a polka-dot pitcher. He poured all the leftoverpunch into a striped pitcher. Before the cleanup, this is what Derrick saw.  Three pitchers had lemonade and three pitchers had punch.  Two pitchers had the same amount of liquid. One pitcher contained lemonade; the other contained punch.  The pitcher that had the least amount of liquid contained lemonade.  One pitcher of punch was full. That pitcher was twice as full as another pitcher of punch. After the cleanup, how full was the polka-dot pitcher? How full was the striped pitcher?Answer: The polka-dot pitcher was full of lemonade. The striped pitcher wascompletely full of punch. 1
  2. 2. Rob Schupbach Problem #4CRIN E07: Elementary Math Curriculum and InstructionDr. Margie Mason/Ms. Rachael CoferSeptember 30, 2011Complete Solutions:Use the clues to find out the amounts that were poured into each pitcher.Find the common denominator and add.Polka-dot pitcher with leftover lemonade = =+ =Striped pitcher with leftover lemonade = =+ = = 1 wholeHoughton Mifflin Math. (2011). Retrieved September 30, 2011, from http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mw/g_5.html 2

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