Solve Problems Using a Chart

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A word problem can have a lot of information that needs to be organized.  The first video of the series introduces a a field trip where students pay to include lunch, entrance, and a gift shop ticket. Your mathematicians job is to figure out how much the entrance price is when given other pieces of information. This video uses a table to organize the data to find out the missing ticket cost. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Practice these steps with a second example about changing temperatures
  • This video is second in a three-part series that tackles a multi-step word problem, use other videos for more practice
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • Uses guess-and-check to find ticket and coupon price
Cons

  • References prior video to set up problem
  • Second example does not have as much focus as the first
Common Core