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Spanish I Mind Map on Now what about that pesky mucho/poco business?, created by martiem09 on 12/02/2013.
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## Resource summary

1. Cuánto or Cuánta = How much
1. If a word ends in -o, you will use "Cuánto" to ask how much
1. Cuánto dinero = How much money (notice that they both end in O!)
1. If a word ends in -a, you will use "Cuánta" to ask how much
1. Cuánta
1. Cuánta tarea = How much homework (notice that they both end in A!)
1. Plural
1. Cuántos/Cuántas = How MANY
1. If a word ends in -os, you will use "Cuántos" to ask how many.
1. Cuántos años tienes = How many years do you have?
1. Notice both the "cuántos" and "años" end in -OS. You are essentially matching the endings!
1. If a word ends in -as, you will use "Cuántas" to ask how many.
1. Cuántas fichas? = How many notecards?
1. Notice that both the "Cuántas" and "fichas" end in -AS. You are, once again, essentially matching the endings!
1. What about "mucho" (a lot) and "poco" (little, few)?
1. It works the same!
1. Mucho.poco trabajo = A lot of/ a little bit of work (both end in O. You are MATCHING THE ENDINGS)
1. Mucha/poca tarea = A lot of/ a little bit of homework (both words end with an A.)
1. Muchos/ pocos alumnos = A lot of/ few students (both words end with an OS.)
1. Muchas/ pocas alumnas = A lot of/ few female students (both words end with an AS.)
1. Try it! Would you put mucho, mucha, muchos, or pocos for the following words?
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