Elementary Math Education



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A Penny For Your Thoughts

If you were given the choice between taking 5000 dollars or 1 penny a day doubled each day for 20 days, which one would you choose and why? Example: Day 1= $.01, Day 2= $.02, Day 3= $.04, Day 4= $.08...


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Jerker Dammbro. Enkoping, Jerker Dammbro
Chelsea Muller, Holy Name Catholic School. Coffeyville KS
Joe Muller, Holy Name Catholic School. Coffeyville KS
Lance Morris, Holy Name Catholic School. Coffeyville KS
Hana Crisp, Holy Name Catholic School. Coffeyville KS
Erin Sortore, Holy Name Catholic School. Coffeyville KS
Lindsay Campbell, Holy Name Catholic School. Coffeyville KS
Valerie Combs. Golden City, MO
Deborah Pennell. Golden City, MO
Talluto, Sam
Bo Meng
Traci Mascaro
Amir B. Chetrit. Maryland. 8th grade. Benjamin Tasker Middle School
Pete Vrionides. University of Central Florida
R. Dayal
Brian J. Perryman. Mountain View High School, CA
Addie Allen--Holy Name Catholic School
Nikki Adamson--Holy Name Catholic School
Sam Wong. Woodward Elementry School
Alexandra Castoe - Pioneer Peak Elementary School - Palmer, Alaska
Angus Lau
dylan
Wesley Attewell. Richmond, B.C. Canada
Andrew Wagner. Richmond, B.C. Canada
Angus Lau. Jqohn G. Diefenbaker Elementary. Richmond, B.C. Canada
Zic-Yun Chan
Mark Mann
Jerold Harris. Hays, Kansas
Jay Duncan. Cocoa, Fl.
Andrew Zhou of Vancouver, B.C.,
Wilhelm Engel. Philippines
Darwis Wongsari. Westminster, CO
Stacy Lawrence. Age 11. Bonney Lake, WA
Fiona Stockwood, Bingham, Nottinghamshire, England.
Siri Reddy. Roosevelt Middle School, Coffeyville, Kansas
Ilan Vardi
Jenni Allred, Boise
Josh
Ruth Jay, Michigan
Daniel Labbe, Quebec, Canada.
Ahinsa Mansukhani, Grade 6 John G. Althouse Middle School, Canada
Ben Dwyer Onalaska, WI
Gigi Johnson, Denton, TX
George Twitty Mountain Brook Junior High
JpMeyer
Rick Swan
Eric First
Greg Hammack
shane abshire
Bert Sevenhant
Erin Crowe. Visalia, CA
Justin Hertzog Emmaus,Pa
Andy Martinez
Brendan Schwabl. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
Ryan Saul. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
Chris Minnock. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
Leslie Satchfield. Palms Elementary, Casco, MI
Aaron Frazee. Friendsville Elementary School. Friendsville MD





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