Guess How Many Pumpkin Seeds Are in the Pumpkin!

plain pumpkin before carving

plain pumpkin before carving

Yuck! Slimy seeds were slipping everywhere!
Yuck! Slimy seeds were slipping everywhere!

Cleaning out the gunk

washing and draining the seeds to get the gook off

washing and draining the seeds to get the gook off

50 piles of 10:    5 rows of 100 seeds + 10 more = 510 seeds.

50 piles of 10: 5 rows of 100 seeds + 10 more = 510 seeds.

This student guessed that the pumpkin had 505 seeds.  His guess came the closest to the actual number of seeds in the pumpkin:  510.  He won the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid:  The Long Haul as his prize!

This student guessed that the pumpkin had 505 seeds. His guess came the closest to the actual number of seeds in the pumpkin: 510. He won the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul as his prize!