3 Bridges

3 Act Math

Act 1


1. Which car will cross its bridge first?
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.
Chesapeake Bridge Length
Brooklyn Bridge Length
China Bridge Length


Act 3


Sequel

5. What would happen if the car in Virginia was going 50 mph?
6. What would happen if the Jiaozhou Bay Bridge was 41.58 miles long?


Common Core Standards
6.RP.A.3.D
Use ratio reasoning to convert measurement units; manipulate and transform units appropriately when multiplying or dividing quantities.
TEKS
7.4(E)
convert between measurement systems, including the use of proportions and the use of unit rates

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Credit: Jon Orr

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