Coin Counting
by Dan Meyer
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Act One
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Write a wrong answer for both questions.
 2.
Write your best guess for both questions.
Act Two
 Teacher noteHere's the plan. Release a single piece of information, then ask them to figure out possible solutions. Then release the next piece of information. Ask them to figure out possible solutions.
This may involve a lot of guessing and checking.
If so, you should feel free to step in and show them how mathematicians solve similar problems quickly, with no guessandchecking at all.
Fact #1: The cash is worth $62.00.
Fact #2: There are 1,400 coins.
Act Three
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How big is the container and how many different types are contained?


























Was this made with sheets of stamped out quarter sheets from the US Mint?





































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