100,000

3 Act Math

Act 1


1. How many days will it take to reach 100,000 miles?
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.

Here’s the weekday commute. Students may look past the fact that the distance measures a one-way trip.

weekday-mileage

Also, here is the total mileage for each weekend.

weekend-mileage


Act 3


Sequel

5. What would happen if the weekday commute doubled?


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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