Activity

Grade
5

Would You Rather? Sandwich Selection

Would you rather share …

3 peanut butter and banana sandwiches equally with 4 people? Or 5 pickle and mustard sandwiches equally with 6 people?

Use pictures, models, words, numbers or symbols to justify your choice.

I would rather share … because …

Challenge

Would your answer change if the three peanut butter and banana sandwiches weren’t the same size as the five pickle and mustard sandwiches?

Follow-up

Create your own problem like this one. Share it with someone else and ask them to explain their choice.