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NUMB3RS Activity: Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

Students explore an algorithm that evenly divides resources amongst others. They use the "I cut, you choose" method to divide a cake between two people. One person makes a cut to divide the cake into what he or she considers to be two equal parts; the other person chooses the first piece. Finally, students identify how they think two people could agree to fairly divide a cake.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Technology
Calculator
Ed Software
Year
2007
Included Materials
  • Worksheet

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