Music Dilemma

This Music Dilemma activity & project also includes:

Where should you buy your music? Linear systems can help with that! Math scholars use the provided information about initial fees and cost per song to decide on the company with the best value. As an open-ended task, individuals decide on the solution strategy.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as an introduction to linear systems; observe the strategies groups use to assess background knowledge
  • Encourage each group to solve the problem using at least two different methods
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes learners are proficient in writing linear equations from a context

  • Emphasizes key mathematical vocabulary throughout the lesson
  • Incorporates a real-life scenario to add relevancy

  • None
Common Core