Real Life Situations
Pupils investigate different equations and think critically how they could represent a real-life situation. They should write a word problem to coincide with the given equations. The activity requires students to use critical thinking skills.
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Practical Problems Involving Decimals
After discussing decimals and "going shopping" in the classroom, young mathematicians are given four practical word problems that require them to estimate their answers, given specific information. The highlight of the lesson is having...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Proofs into Practice: The Pythagorean Theorem in the Real World
As an introduction to the instructional activity, learners verify the Pythagorean theorem with a hands-on proof. Then, pupils use the theorem to determine whether three side lengths could form a right triangle and choose one of two...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Model a Real-Life Situation Using a System of Linear Equations
Ah, the dreaded systems of equations word problem. Probably one of the best ways to connect algebra to the real-world, here is a video that goes through the steps on how to detect key words and create two equations that model the scenario.
7 mins 8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed