Price per Pound and Pounds per Dollar

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Help learners understand the concept of unit rate as it is applied to buying beans at a grocery store. The objective is to determine the unit rate in two ways, and then apply each ratio to an additional problem. The attached commentary makes use of ratio tables and encourages instructors to discuss the different strategies that can be used to solve these problems. 

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CCSS: Designed
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  • A real-life exercise that students will use over and over
  • Uses a ratio table

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Common Core