Pac-Man

3 Act Math

Act 1


1. Which path should Pac-Man take?
2. Write down a guess.

By the way, Robert Kaplinsky has an outstanding Ms. Pac-Man lesson. Check it out.


Act 2

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

Point accumulation could be important if two options are close.

We also need the ghost rate of change.

Finally, here is a picture of the map…

pause-map-for-web

…and a more printer-friendly version.

printer-friendly-map


Act 3


Common Core Standards
6.RP
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
TEKS
6.5(A)
represent mathematical and real-world problems involving ratios and rates using scale factors, tables, graphs, and proportions

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