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Would You Rather…

Would You Rather...

Have a stack of quarters from the floor to the top of your head OR $225?

Whichever answer you choose, justify your reasoning with mathematics.
Help for teachers:

According to Wikipedia, average height for girls by age:

According to Wikipedia, average height for boys by age:

If you want a better conversation, change the $225 to suit your class needs:

Oh, thickness of a quarter might help:

Let me know if you use this one and how it goes!