Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Problem Solving with Rational Numbers - Section 1: Launch


Problem #3 in the opener really tripped a few students up. When I asked students how to find the constant they could tell me to put y/x, but when looking at the graph they continued to put x/y to write their equation.  This was an issue when I originally taught the unit, and I will definitely need to keep using problems of this nature until more kids are successful.

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Problem Solving with Rational Numbers

Unit 4: Operations with Rational Numbers
Lesson 21 of 23

Objective: Students will be able to solve real world problems involving rational numbers.

Big Idea: Fractions can be your friend! Problem solve with ease in this lesson!

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