My teacher's going to kill me: students collaborate to solve the pizza problem

PurposeStudent collaboration
DescriptionStudents bring forms of reasoning--guessing and checking, referencing a previous problem and recognizing a pattern, as well as previous knowledge (factorials, combination) and the calculator to the problem of how many possible combinations result from four or five pizza toppings. Students Stephanie and Michelle reinforce and support each other during the collaboration. "My teacher's going to kill me 'cause she knows I can do this." "She's never going to see this."
Created on2011-09-16
Published on2011-09-16T16:52:29-05:00
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