As a class, we will decide on a central question to work on.
Make three smart guesses to answer the central question:
a guess too low, a guess too high, and a guess in the middle.
Place your guesses on the number line.
WHILE WE'RE ON THE TOPIC
What information is necessary in order to answer our central question?
What information is provided in this picture?
What tools might you need to solve the problem?
What strategies might you use?
Solve to answer the central question.
It would take
pictures like the one above
to show all of the houses
that were damaged.
About how many houses
are in the picture?
Be sure you read the article from math expert Scott Baldridge for a more accurate count.
What would have helped you achieve a more accurate estimate?
How might you avoid such a mistake in the future?
Explain your work to someone else? Did s/he do the work differently?
Can you explain the process using the other person's methods?