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Darlene has 30 softballs in 3 baskets. She puts an equal number of balls in each
basket. Order the steps to her solution.
a.  There are 10 counters in each basket.  b.  Darlene uses 30
counters to model the problem and she drew 3 squares to show the baskets.  c.  There are 30
balls and 3 baskets.  d.  Darlene put 1 counter in each basket until they are all
gone.   


1.

What
is Darlene’s first step?


2.

What
is Darlene’s second step?


3.

What
is Darlene’s third step?


4.

What
is Darlene’s final step?



Duncan has 24 cookies and wants to give 2 to each of his friends. How many friends
will get 2 cookies? Order the steps to his solution.
a.  Each friend gets
2 cookies.  b.  Duncan starts with 24 counters and puts 2 counters in each
group.  c.  There are 24 cookies.  d.  12 friends get 2
cookies each.  e.  Duncan divides to find out how many groups of 2 can be made
from 24.  f.  I can make 12 groups of 2.   


5.

What
is Duncan’s first step?


6.

What
is Duncan’s second step?


7.

What
is Duncan’s third step?


8.

What
is Duncan’s fourth step?


9.

What
is Duncan’s fifth step?


10.

What
is Duncan’s final step?
