Grade 4

Read the Headline Story to the students. Encourage them to make a table to record information to solve the problem.

Mr. Nali’s class took a poll of students’ favorite colors. A quarter of the students preferred red. How many students might they have polled and how many might have chosen red?

- If 4 students preferred red, then 16 students were polled.
- If 28 students were polled, then 7 students preferred red.
- If at least 1 student preferred red, then at least 4 students must have been polled.
- If 20 students preferred red, 80 students were polled.
- The total number of students polled must be a multiple of 4.

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