Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Reasonable Answers

Ms. B: I want all of you to look around the room and see how many desks are in here. There is a question on the test about how many desks are in one room if there are 7 rows of 7 desks each. When you get to that one, I want you to answer it and then think to yourself, "Is this a reasonable answer?"

Test Answer of Student #1: 877,543 desks
Test Answer of Student #2: 15, 536, 110, 201 desks
Test Answer of Student #3: 152, 764 desks
Test Answer of Student #4: 823, 319 desks
Test Answer of Student #5: 5, 764, 301 desks
Test Answer of Student #6: 127, 503 desks

2 comments:

Jamie said...

Not a reasonable answer.

Carrie said...

WHAT!?? I'm TERRIBLE at math, but really?