summer project prime 2014
algebra 1 focus, real world application, Dan Meyer 3 Act Model
Students have to find the area of a kitchen floor and decide which tile to use based on tile size and price of the tile.
Objective: Students will use problem solving skills to find area and compare price options to tile a floor.
Standards: N-Q.1: Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step problems; choose and interpret units consistently in formulas.
N-Q.2: Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.
N-Q.3: Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities.
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