How Much Sugar?

standard: 4.NF.4b

Act 1

Watch the video

  1. How many cups of sugar are in the case of Mountain Dew? Estimate
  2. Write an estimate you know is too high.  Write an estimate you know is too low.

 

Act 2

nutrition facts

How many grams of sugar?

46 grams of sugar = approximately 1/5 of a cup of sugar

1 can of Mountain Dew = 1/5 of a cup of sugar


Act 3

Compare and share solution strategies.  How appropriate was your estimate?

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