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Try it in your classroom. Have your students find percentages and make graphs with their results.

 

Materials:
• One or more package(s) of M&M's

Directions:
Before opening your package of M&M's, predicted the color that you think there will be the most of. Then open your M&M's and graph them by color. Was your prediction right? Then eat your M&M's.


Here are the results:

Est. Color Red Yellow Blue Brown Orange Green School Name City, State Teacher
Red 16 43 87 1234 2 1 West Middle School Rapid City, SD Billy
Red 19 5 2 1 3 5 North Middle School Rapid City, SD James
Red 2 2 1 3 4 3 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Westie
Yellow 3 2 2 3 3 1 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Stephanie
Green 1 2 2 2 5 3 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Brittany
Green 2 2 2 1 2 8 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Destiny
Green 4 3 3 3 2 2 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Kim
Brown 3 1 4 5 1 2 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Ella
Red 2 1 2 4 3 2 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Zack
Red 4 0 2 4 4 3 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA John
Red 5 3 2 2 2 4 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Maggie
Green 1 2 4 5 2 1 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Andrew
Brown 3 1 3 3 4 1 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Dustin
Green 1 2 2 2 5 3 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Ms. Colter-Adomson
Red 3 2 1 4 3 2 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Justin
Orange 2 2 3 5 1 2 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Brittany S.
Blue 1 4 2 3 1 5 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Kaylin
Red 4 1 0 4 3 4 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Courtney
Green 2 1 3 1 2 5 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Amanda
Red 2 3 3 3 2 3 Ressie Jeffries Elementary School Front Royal, VA Danielle
Blue 100 135 38 88 90 80 Brumfield Elementary Warrenton, VA Grade 3, Ms. Mercado
Red 84 55 60 199 56 51 Brumfield Elementary Warrenton, VA Class One, Grade 3, Ms. Mercado
Yellow 82 135 32 104 88 72 Brumfield Elementary Warrenton, VA Grade 5, Ms. Mercado
Green 84 61 63 198 47 46 Brumfield Elementary Warrenton, VA Grade 4, Ms. Mercado
Orange 94 62 62 189 58 38 Brumfield Elementary Warrenton, VA Ms. Mercado
Red 16 3 45 7 2 5 Main Street School Upland, PA Ms. Dougherty
Red 114 112 73 44 53 43 David E. Norman Elem. Ely, NV Mr. Atwood-Blaine
Brown 272 224 134 330 147 151 Medlar View Elem. Miamisburg, OH Mrs. Zastrow
Green 149 137 57 106 76 84 Birney Elementary Long Beach, CA Ms. Blythe
Green 13 12 5 8 4 12 Richman School Fullerton, CA Mr. Watkins
Yellow 1 7 5 1 3 2 Richman School Fullerton, CA Ms. Villegas
Brown 6 5 6 2 2 0 Richman School Fullerton, CA Mr. Enriquez
Red 1 5 4 5 3 4 Richman School Fullerton, CA ???
Green 1 4 7 1 4 4 Richman School Fullerton, CA ???
Yellow 1 2 5 4 7 3 Richman School Fullerton, CA Dioselina
Red 154 92 60 121 59 60 Monlux Elem. No. Hollywood, CA Ms. Flaherty
  1252 1133 786 2699 753 715 TOTALS

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