Drinking Juice, Variation 3

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It is up to the learner to find the amount of juice originally in a bottle, knowing what fraction of the juice is left, and the amount that has been consumed. The accompanying commentary provides a useful and detailed description of fraction models rewritten as mathematical expressions, breaking down the known amount of juice in the bottle into parts. This provides students with a way to discern the structure of a fraction word problem. 

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Pros

  • Represents problem in two ways: using fraction models and equations
  • Uses critical thinking skills
Cons

  • None
Common Core