# Table

#### Home Towns in Texas

Students use inequality symbols to compare the home town populations of three teams and round population numbers to the nearest hundreds place to determine which team has the greatest combined rounded population.

#### Popsicle Party

Students determine the number of cartons of Popsicles the Franklin School needs for its 950 students.

#### Phoning New Friends

Students determine which calling plan is the most cost effective for Sarah to keep in touch with her friends from soccer camp.

#### Bamboo and the Botanist

Given scientific data that shows how much two bamboo plants have grown over seven days, student make observations and record their thinking using equality and inequality symbols.

#### Football Players

Students round the weights of 12 football players to the nearest hundred and the nearest tenth to determine if they will earn a dinner at Pete's Restaurant.

#### Packages of Crayons

Students determine how many packages of twelve crayon boxes the class needs for a year.

#### Pencils

Students determine how many pencils Mrs. P will need to order for next year's class.

#### Insects in Jars

Rounding to the nearest 10, students determine how many insects are let go from glass jars.