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The Quarter Problem

A boy,
A girl,
And their cute puppy,
puppy
Sit in the park,
Feeling quite lucky...
They'd found a
quarter,
quarter
Under a tree,
And wanna'
divide,
The money by
3...
Each of them wanting,
An equal amount,
But,
25 by 3?
Not easy to count!
It isn't
8,
Nor
6,
Not even
9,
25 ÷ 3
Would take them some time!!!
They thought, and thought,
The math made them shout,
This is too hard!
But they worked something out,
They went to the store,
And bought some blue gum,
gum
And shared it
3-ways,
Yummy Yum Yum!!!



Math Challenges
How would you divide a quarter (25¢) so that 3 people could share it fairly?
If you wanted to divide a quarter between 4 people, what would you do?
What is the fewest number of people you would need to be able to divide 1 quarter evenly with no remainder? (think about your factors)

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