Mary says that the greater the number of counters, the greater the number of different arrays you can form. Give an example that shows mary is wrong.3rd grade math problem

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If you have 11 counters you can only form 1 array: 1x11.

With ten counters, you can form a 1x10 array, as well as a 2x5 array.

Thus even though 11>10, you can form more arrays with ten counters than eleven.

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