Learning About Rate

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After reading a one-page passage on how to understand and solve distance/rate problems, young mathematicians answer six word problems that have them correctly set up the formula in order to solve for the distnace, rate, or time in the equation.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Pass out calculators for learners to check their solutions after working out each problem
  • Use the reading passage page as an instructional tool, or pass it out to learners to refer to while they work out the six-word problems
Classroom Considerations

  • Best used as an introduction to distance/rate problems
Pros

  • Comes with an answer key for a straightforward assessment
  • Makes learning relevant by having learners answer real-world word problems about distance and rate
Cons

  • None
Common Core