The Smart Son

Grab your youngsters' attention by reading the poem, "Smart" by Shel Silverstein. The son in the poem was not smart in how he handled his money. Mathematics whizzes help him out by using ratio problems to re-calculate his money exchange. The activity goes on to consider real-life situations concerning unit rate, proportions, and ratios.

6th - 9th Math 104 Views 549 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
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