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Answers to Extra Challenges
  1. Answers may vary. For example, responses might contain drawings or cut-outs of coins explaining that one nickel is worth the same as five pennies.
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  2. The answer is yes. Students may say that Max and Ruthie have a total of 27 cents or that they have more than 25 cents. If they say they have a total of 27 cents, encourage them to express that this is enough to buy the Slushie.
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  3. The answer is that 3 pieces of gum for 5 cents is a better buy. Children might justify their answer by explaining that for 2 nickels, or 10 cents, they can buy 6 pieces of gum out of a pack and only 5 pieces in a pack.
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