Would You Rather? Squeezing Juice

Would you rather juice …

Enough lemons to make 1 pint of lemonade? 1 lemon equals 3 tablespoons of juice. Or enough oranges to make 1 quart of orange juice? 1 orange equals 1-third cup of juice.

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

I would rather juice … because …

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Measurement Conversion Chart. 16 Tablespoons = 1 cup. 2 cups = 1 pint. 2 pints = 1 quart.


Would your answer change if you had to pay for the fruit yourself? Oranges are on sale for $0.79 each and lemons are on sale for 2 for $1.00.


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