Mrs. McBride loves her chocolate! **Fourth graders **are being challenged to put their math and creativity skills to the test.

*I bought a box of candy for myself last week. However, by the time I got home I had eaten ¼ of the candies. As I was putting the groceries away, I ate ½ of what was left. There were 6 chocolates left in the box. How many chocolates were in the box to begin with?*

**TASK for 4th Graders ONLY:**

Create a three-dimensional box depicting the appropriate solution. Label the sections of the box accordingly. On the inside cover of your box, be sure to explain **all** of your thinking.

GUIDELINES:

1. You will be judged on the following categories: presentation, explanation and solution.

2. Make sure your name and homeroom teacher is on your entry.

3. Single entries only, please.

4. Entries must be submitted by Monday, February 12th.

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