Grade Level: 3-5
Skills: addition, number sense
You win a contest and you can choose from two prizes. The prizes are 50 cents a day for 14 days, or a penny a day for the 1st day, which doubles every day for 14 days.
Which prize you would choose? Explain why.
Challenge: How many days would you need to keep doubling pennies before you
got to at least 50,000 pennies?
Challenge 2: How many days would you need to keep doubling pennies
before you got to 1000 dollars?