Name:________________________             Date:___________________

 

Candy Math

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1. Estimate how many candies are in the bag. ______________

 

2. Open your bag and count the candies. How many candies are in the bag? __________________

 

3. How far off was your guess?__________________________

 

3. Group your candies into sets by color. Write the total for each color:

______ green = G    ______ red = R               _____ blue = BL

______ orange = O          ______ yellow = Y           _____ brown = BR

 

4. Do these problems:

BL + BR = ________           Y + R = _______              O + BL = _________

O + G = ________           Y + BR = ______                     G + BL = _________

R + G = ________               R + O = _______              BR + Y = _________

 

5. Put your candies in front of you. Use them to solve these problems:

 

How many groups of four can you make? _________

How many candies are left over? ________

 

How many groups of two can you make? _________

How many candies are left over? _________

 

How many groups of five can you make? _________

How many candies are left over? __________

 

6. Write a candy math word problem._____________________________

 

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7.  Sort and graph your candy by color.

15

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

blue

brown

green

orange

red

yellow

8.  What do you learn from your data?  Use the words most and

fewest in your answer. _______________________________________

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9. Compare your answers with a friend.  What data is the

same?  What data is different? _______________________________

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