Gas Pump

3 Act Math

Act 1

1. How much money was spent?
2. Write down a guess.

Act 2

3. What information would be useful to figure this out?
4. Write down some questions you have in your head right now.
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Act 3


5. Write an equation to describe this situation.
6. How much would you spend at this pump if you drove a 2013 Cadillac Escalade?

Common Core Standards
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
Create equations that describe numbers or relationships.
represent mathematical and real-world problems involving ratios and rates using scale factors, tables, graphs, and proportions
write and solve equations involving direct variation

Credits: Edmunds, John Stevens

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