# Fun Math Puzzle - Guess the Number of Tiny Dice in the Lid

Let's solve a challenging math puzzle to guess the number of tiny dice in the lid! Follow the clues provided to narrow down the possibilities and make your best estimate. Use logic and estimation skills to arrive at the correct answer. Enjoy the fun of deduction and number reasoning in this engaging activity.

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**Tiny Dice**Important Note: If you can see this box, then the slide show is not playing and the reveal won t work. Here is the solution: If you are using PowerPoint, click on Slide Show, then click on From Current Slide. If you are using Google Slides, click on View then Present. Steve Wyborney www.stevewyborney.com**How many tiny dice are in the lid?**That does not count the large die. As the clues appear, use the information to narrow the possibilities to a smaller set. After each clue, use estimation again to determine which of the remaining answers is the most reasonable. Write down your first estimate. After each clue, you ll see if your estimate is still a possibility. After each clue, if it is no longer possible write down a new estimate and be prepared to explain why you chose it. Steve Wyborney www.stevewyborney.com**Clue #1**Clue #1 The answer is less than 60. Clue #2 Clue #2 The answer includes the digit 3. Clue #3 Clue #3 The answer does not include the digit 2 or the digit 4. Clue #4 Eliminate 5 numbers with this clue. Clue #4 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 20 30 30 30 10 20 30 40 40 40 40 10 20 30 40 50 50 50 50 50 10 20 30 40 50 60 60 60 60 60 60 10 20 20 10 42, 41, 40, ___ , ___ , ___ , ___ , ___ 11 11 11 21 31 31 31 31 11 21 31 41 51 51 51 51 51 51 11 21 31 41 41 41 41 41 11 21 21 21 12 22 22 22 12 22 32 42 42 42 42 42 12 22 32 32 32 32 12 22 32 42 52 52 52 52 52 52 12 12 13 23 33 33 33 33 13 23 33 43 53 53 53 53 53 53 13 13 13 23 33 43 43 43 43 43 13 23 23 23 14 14 14 24 34 44 44 44 44 44 14 24 34 44 54 54 54 54 54 54 14 24 34 34 34 34 14 24 24 24 15 25 35 45 45 45 45 45 15 25 35 45 55 55 55 55 55 55 15 25 25 25 15 15 15 25 35 35 35 35 16 26 36 46 46 46 46 46 16 26 36 46 56 56 56 56 56 56 16 26 36 36 36 36 16 26 26 26 16 16 17 27 37 37 37 37 17 27 37 47 47 47 47 47 17 27 27 27 17 27 37 47 57 57 57 57 57 57 17 17 18 28 38 48 48 48 48 48 18 28 38 38 38 38 18 18 18 28 28 28 18 28 38 48 58 58 58 58 58 58 19 29 39 49 59 59 59 59 59 59 19 29 39 39 39 39 19 29 29 29 19 29 39 49 49 49 49 49 19 19 Clue #5 Clue #5 The answer is not 31 or the number that is 2 more than 31. Steve Wyborney www.stevewyborney.com**After seeing the clues, you have**narrowed the possibilities to a small set of numbers. Before you see the answer, select your final estimate. Write it down, and explain to someone why you chose that number. Steve Wyborney www.stevewyborney.com**The Reveal**30 tiny dice Click to see the answer. Important Note: If you can see this box, then the slide show is not playing and the reveal won t work. Here is the solution: If you are using PowerPoint, click on Slide Show, then click on From Beginning. If you are using Google Slides, click on View then Present. Steve Wyborney www.stevewyborney.com**Daily Resources Posted in the 2021-2022 School Year**Click here to find More Estimation Clipboards. Click here to find 150 New Esti-Mysteries. Daily Resources Posted in the 2020-2021 School Year C:\Users\Steve Wyborney\Desktop\STEVES Esti-Mystery Clue Toolkit and Templates FALL 2020.jpg C:\Users\Steve Wyborney\Desktop\Blog Post Pics and email too\Part 3 Feature Pic.jpg C:\Users\Steve Wyborney\Desktop\Part 4 Featured Pic.jpg C:\Users\Steve Wyborney\Desktop\Blog Post Pics and email too\Clipboard Dice.jpg Part 3 - New Esti-Mysteries and Number Sense Resources Every Day for the Rest of the School Year New Esti-Mysteries and Number Sense Resources Every Day for the Rest of the School Year Part 2 - New Esti-Mysteries and Number Sense Resources Every Day for the Rest of the School Year Part 4 - New Esti-Mysteries and Number Sense Resources Every Day for the Rest of the School Year More Free, Downloadable Resources From Blog Posts C:\Users\Steve Wyborney\Desktop\20 Days Title Pic.jpg C:\Users\Steve Wyborney\Desktop\SPLAT blog post folder\Splat Promo Images and GIFs\Splat Level 3 B.jpg C:\Users\Steve Wyborney\Desktop\Splat Promos HUGE SET\Slide6.JPG C:\Users\Steve Wyborney\Desktop\Presentation1.jpg C:\Users\Steve Wyborney\Desktop\8.8.2018 Desktop\Estimation Clipboard Desktop Materials\Bundle 1 Glasses Pic.jpg 20 Days of Number Sense Rich Math Talk 51 Esti-Mysteries The Original 50 Splat! Lessons 20 Days of Number Sense & Rich Math Talk 51 Esti-Mysteries The Original 20 Fraction Splat! Lessons 80 Cube Conversations Lessons The Original 40 Estimation Clipboard Sets The Multiplication Course (a free course for students and teachers) For more information read the blog post about The Multiplication Course here. To view the course on YouTube: 1. Click here to see the chapter playlists on my YouTube channel. 2. You ll see all 12 chapters in the course. 3. Each chapter includes a sequence of lessons for students.