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- Multiply whole numbers and
fractions
- MA.6.A.1.2
- MA.6.A.1.3
- Student recording sheet
- Counting chips (optional)
- Calculator (optional)
- Paper and pencil
- Individual or small group
- Present the problem on the
student Recording Sheet to your students.
- Does the student understand
what “finding a fraction of a number” means?
- Can the student determine
prices after each 10-day interval?
- Does the student use an
appropriate strategy for determining all possible combinations of items
to be purchased after 10 days?
- Can the student explain why the designated purchases could or could not be made?
1. Find the price of the items
after each 10-day period to complete the chart below. Show how you arrived
at each answer.
3. Would you have enough money
to buy 2 jackets after 20 days?
4. Could you buy all 3 items
if you waited until after 30 days? Remember, you only have $100.00 to
spend. |

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