## 52 Card Pickup?

## Act 1

1. How many cards did he drop?

2. Write down a guess.

2. Write down a guess.

## Act 2

3. What information would be useful to figure this out?

4. Write down some questions you have in your head right now.

4. Write down some questions you have in your head right now.

I prefer for students to estimate with the picture above (see the blog post).

## Act 3

## Common Core Standards |
## TEKS3.3(A)
represent fractions greater than zero and less than or equal to one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 using concrete objects and pictorial models, including strip diagrams and number lines 5.3(I) represent and solve multiplication of a whole number and a fraction that refers to the same whole using objects and pictorial models, including area models |