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Teodora Cox is an associate professor of mathematics education at SUNY Fredonia. The coauthor, Samantha Nickerson, is a preservice mathematics teacher at SUNY Fredonia. Edited by Lisa Brooks, Lisa.Brooks@ucf.edu, a lecturer in the College of Education and Human Performance at the University of Central Florida in Orlando; and Samantha Neff, Samantha_neff@scps.k12.fl.us, a K-grade 5 math coach at Highlands Elementary School in Winter Springs, Florida. Email problem collections for the editors to consider as future Math by the Month columns. See submission guidelines at http://www.nctm.org/WriteForTCM. Email creative solutions and adapted problems to email@example.com for potential publication, noting Readers Exchange in the subject line.