Grade 3

Read the Headline Story to the students. Encourage them to create problems that can be solved using information from the story.

Prices for erasers and pencils went up. Pencils now cost 7¢ each, and erasers cost 5¢ each. There is a limit of 3 of each item for each customer. What are all the possible costs of purchases for one customer?

- The table shows all possible purchases (you might want to set up the table for students to fill in if they have difficulty finding all the costs):

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