Same & Different: A Dicey Situation

Look at the two pictures. What do you notice?

A. 2 white dice, each showing 5 black dots. B. 3 red dice, showing white numerals 1, 3, and 6.
  1. How are pictures A and B mathematically the same, and how are they different?
    • A and B are the same because …
    • A and B are different because …
  2. Draw your own picture of dice. Explain how your picture is the same as pictures A and B, and how it is different.