A Full Deck

2.OA.C.3 – work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication

3.OA.A.3 – represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.

****The following pictures and video were done by the artist Adam Hillman (his store). I have full permission from him to use these pictures and video as a lesson. Go see his art! It's super cool! And some of his pics are very mathy!*****

Act 1

What do you notice?  What do you wonder?

Focus Questions – How many cards are in the pile?  

****Before continuing, students may need to determine what a “suit” is (when related to a deck of cards******

Act 2


Each box contains 12 cans of cola.

Act 3