Writing Task 6.NS.4 Item 3

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Young mathematicians apply their knowledge of greatest common factors in order to help Maya prepare for her party. Given the number of blue, white, and green balloons Maya has for decorations, learners must determine the most arrangements that can be made so that each one includes the same number of each color. Present this problem as an exit card assessment during a lesson series on factorization.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Students are required to provide a written explanation for how they solved the problem
  • Story problem includes friendly numbers that make finding the greatest common factor easy
  • Resource is available as an editable Word document
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  • None
Common Core