Girl Scout Cookies
by Dan Meyer
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Act One
 1.
What's a number of boxes you know is too high?
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What's a number of boxes you know is too low?
 3.
What's your best guess?
Act Two
 4.
What information would be helpful to know here?
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 5.
Estimate the capacity of the trunk and the dimensions of the cookie box.
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 Teacher noteThis is a great moment for you to help your students understand how to work with this information and the concept of volume to get an answer to our question.
Act Three
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If your mathematical answer was different from the actual answer, what might explain the difference?
 7.
The Girl Scouts are considering a Super Box of cookies which is twice as long, tall, and wide. How many Super Boxes would the trunk hold?
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How long will it take to eat all those cookies, and how will they keep them from going stale?




























How many boxes of girl scout cookies fit in the trunk of this vehicle?








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