Wheel of Fortune

3 Act Math

Act 1

1. How long will it take to get to the one million dollar space?
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.

The students can calculate a rate of change by using the Act 1 time information and the following picture of the wheel.


Act 3


5. How long would it take if the wheel was required to make a full rotation before landing on a space?

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

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