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Find several different mugs.

Try to line them up in order of capacity.

Can you do some calculations to help your estimates? You are not allowed to fill them with water until the end!

 

Try to line them up in order of top circumference.

Or bottom circumference.

Or ratio of top circumference to bottom circumference.

 

What other orderings can you think of?

 

 

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