Would You Rather? Measuring with Coins

Would you rather keep all the coins after …

using pennies to measure your height? Or using dimes to measure the distance from your thumb to your pinky?

Use pictures, math words, numbers, or symbols to explain your choice.

I would rather keep all the coins after … because …


Carla made a different choice. She would rather keep the other coins.
Why do you think she made that choice?


Write, tell, or draw your own problem like this one.
Then share it with someone else and ask them to explain their choice.