Directions: How can we figure out how many dots there are below?

### Hint

### Hint

What is another strategy for figuring out the number of dots?

### Answer

### Answer

Strategies will vary for counting the 11 dots. Some will see a column of 5 down the middle and 2 sets of 3 dots on either side. Some will see 3 rows of 3 dots and 2 extra dots between them.

Source: Dan Meyer. Additional examples can be found here using a resource provided by Melissa Canham.

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