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Sheet # 90 Critical Thinking

Name: _____________________ Date_____________

Use drawings, words, or numbers to explain how you got your answer.

Alice, Ben, Charlie, David, and Ed entered a contest to guess how many jelly beans were in a jar. Alice guessed 30, Ben guessed 28, Charlie guessed 29, David guessed 25, and Ed guessed 26. Two were off by one, one was wrong by four, and one by three. One was correct.

How many jelly beans were in the jar?

Answer for sheet # 90

29 jelly beans