RECEIVE 500 POUNDS OF PENNIES
40 POUNDS OF QUARTERS? (h/t @approx_normal for this one)
Whichever option students choose, be sure to justify the reasoning with mathematics.
After students finish, have them contemplate what they’re going to do with all that coin!
This is based on a true story. It might also be fun to do some fact-checking and hypothesize why the numbers are different