In three moves, rearrange the coins so that the three quarters are together and the two pennies are together with no empty space in between each coin. At the end of each move, the coins are always in a line as in the original configuration. Each move consists of moving two adjacent coins at one time. solution
The challenge in the tasks above illustrate a big focus in 6th grade Math. Our goal is to teach students to be creative problem solvers who PERSEVERE in problem solving. The full set of mathematical practices that we are partnering with students to develop can be found in the document below.