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


Sequel

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
6.RP
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
HSA.CED
Create equations that describe numbers or relationships.
TEKS
6.5(A)
represent mathematical and real-world problems involving ratios and rates using scale factors, tables, graphs, and proportions
A.2(D)
write and solve equations involving direct variation

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Credits: Edmunds, John Stevens