Grade 4

Read the Headline Story to the class. Encourage them to create different ways to solve the problem using the information from the story.

Todd has 3¢ and 5¢ stamps. What can you say about the postage amounts he can make?

- Todd can make any multiple of 3¢ postages.
- He can make 3¢, 6¢, 9¢, and so on.
- He can also make any multiple of 5¢ postages, for example, 5¢, 10¢, 15¢, and so on.
- Todd can also combine his 3¢ and 5¢ stamps to make 8¢, 11¢, 13¢, 14¢, 16¢, and so on.
- Todd cannot make some postage amounts, such as 1¢, 2¢, and 4¢.

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