5 Coins and the Magic Doubling Pot

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Don't be thrown off by the formatting here- the mathematical concept is solid. Learners read a story with a magic doubling pot that creates twice what is thrown into it. They first practice with an in-and-out chart, recording the result of various numbers as they are doubled. They consider a question: is it better to have 1000 coins or 5 coins and a magic pot that will work 10 times? Counting blocks help them come to an answer, and two worksheets are included.

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2nd - 4th
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1 hr
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