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How Many Coins Fit in A Ziploc® Bag?

How Many Coins Fit in A Ziploc® Bag?

How Many Coins Fit in A Ziploc® Bag? Benchmarks Marker, U.S. National Geodetic Survey marker embedded in a large rock in front of the Noroton Fire Department, Darien (Photo credit: Wikipedia) A benchmark is a small part of a whole used to help estimate the whole or a standard by which other things are judged. […]

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What Shape Is A Flat Toilet Paper Roll?

What Shape Is A Flat Toilet Paper Roll?

What Shape Is A Flat Toilet Paper Roll? Shapes Converting things you have around the house from three-dimensional objects into two-dimensional flat shapes will surprise your grandchildren with how different things look when they’re flat. Seedling in a toilet paper roll repurposed as a mini planting pot (Photo credit: girlingearstudio) Materials Assemble empty containers of a variety […]

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What If You Had Eleven Fingers?

What If You Had Eleven Fingers?

What If You Had Eleven Fingers? Rounding numbers Vintage sewing buttons. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) We use ten as a basis for a lot of math activities. Because we have ten fingers and toes, it is an easy place to start. If we had eleven fingers, our math system would probably be based on eleven. But, […]

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