Sand Under the Swing Set

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Help the local elementary school fix their playground by calculating the amount of sand needed near the swing set. The problem practices setting up proportions and ratios with three different options for solving. You can chose the option or have your learners pick the option that works best for them. 

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CCSS: Designed
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  • Multiple ways to solve
  • Detailed solution options

  • Needs prior knowledge of ratios and proportions
Common Core