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Problem Solving – Ice Cream Fuller Computer Lab This activity addresses the following Illinois State Goal.

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### Problem Solving – Ice Cream

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This activity addresses the following Illinois State Goal.
• STATE GOAL 10: Collect, organize and analyze data using statistical methods; predict results; and interpret uncertainty using concepts of probability. 10.C.1b 10.C.2b10.C.3bSystematically list all possible outcomes of a simple one-stage experiment (e.g., the flip of one coin, the toss of one die, the spin of a spinner).

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Blog:
• This problem is on the Computer Lab BLOG.
• We are going to write a response in the comment part of the BLOG.
• The next slide is a rubric for your response.

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Rubric

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Rubric

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Rubric

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Ice Cream
• An ice cream stand has nine different flavors. A group of children come to the stand and each buys a double scoop cone with two flavors of ice cream. If none of the children choose the same combination of flavors, and every different combination of flavors is chosen, how many children are there? Explain how you got your answer and why you took the steps you did to solve the problem.
• FLAVORS1 Vanilla2 Maple3 Chocolate4 Tiger5 Raspberry6 Strawberry7 Coffee8 Moon Mist9 Cherry Vanilla

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What do we know?
• Each child buys a different double scoop ice cream cone.
• Each cone has two different flavors.
• Every possible combination of flavors is chosen.
• There are nine flavors of Ice Cream

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What do we need to do?
• How many children are there?

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What do we going to do?
• We know that each child bought a different two scoop cone.
• All the possible cones were bought.
• We can find out how many different kinds of cones there are. This will tell us how many children bought cones.
• We will explain what we did and why we did it.

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So, if we start with vanilla, some of the cones are …
• Vanilla and Maple
• Vanilla and Chocolate
• Vanilla and Tiger
• Vanilla and Raspberry
• Vanilla and …………..

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Blog
• Tell What you know.
• Tell What you need to do.
• List your kinds of cones.
• Tell what you did and why you did it.

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