Volume 3 Issue 8

# Estimation

Have your kids estimate these tasty candy facts!  This a great time to discuss reasonableness!
1. If Brach's laid out the candy corn kernels it sells each year end to end, they would wrap around the Earth _____ times.
2. How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop? On average, a licking machine designed by engineering students at Purdue needed _____.
3. NECCO cranks out _____ candy buttons each year.
4. _____ ounces of chocolate chips equals one cup.
5. Americans purchase nearly _____ pounds of candy a year for Halloween.
6. The day of the year that has the most candy sales is _____.
7. The average American household spends \$_____ a year on Halloween candy!
8. A person eats and average of _____ pounds of candy each year.
9. _____% of parents admit to sneaking candy
10. There are _____ U.S. manufacturing establishments that produced nonchocolate confectionary products in 2011.
1. 4.25 times
2. 364
3. 750,000,000
4. 6
5. 600 million
6. October 28th
7. 44
8. 24
9. 440

# Educator Academy is November 12

The next Educator Academy is November 12 from 8:00am to 3:30pm. During this time we will be covering the topic of Problem Solving!  We are excited about introducing new ideas and strategies to promote problem solving in your learning experiences.

# Math City Challenge

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