Writing Constraints

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Use this resource to present your number crunchers with how to write a constraint equation and to determine viable solutions. The price of an object limits the amount that can be purchased. The speed at which you walk limits the number of miles you can walk in an hour. The maximum weight of your luggage on an airplane limits what you take on your vacation. Price, speed, and weight are all constraints. Show your class how this works with algebra.

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Pros

  • Excellent demonstration of how to write a constraint equation
  • Models everyday situations
Cons

  • Learners need to understand unit conversion for one problem
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