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6 - 8 Math - Expressions and Equations 3

6 - 8 Math - Expressions and Equations 3

  • Get a Life
    • You are a student who has been asked to design a lifestyle based on a degree chosen by the roll of the dice. Students will explore concepts related to equivalent expressions and the use of numerical and algebraic expressions and equations while computing unit rates and proportions including percentage. Students will demonstrate their knowledge by choosing a career within their educational level and determining how to use those funds for their chosen lifestyle.
  • Appetite at Risk
    • You are a high school student creating a plan for the cafeteria at your school to generate a profit. Students will explore concepts related to using operations to generate equivalent expressions and using variables in numerical and algebraic expressions and equations. Students will demonstrate their understanding by creating a presentation showing their plan to support the cafeteria while still making a profit.

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