6.3 Unit Rates and Percents

Intro Lesson

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Big Foot Conspiracy

Should people with small feet pay less for shoes? Students apply unit rates to calculate the cost per ounce for different sizes of Nike shoes, and use proportions to find out what would happen if Nike charged by weight.

Topic: Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP)

Middle Lessons

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Bundle Up

How much should people pay for cable? Students interpret scatterplots and calculate the costs and revenues for consumers and providers under both the bundled and à la carte pricing schemes to determine which would be better for U.S. companies and customers.

Topic: Number System (NS), Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP)
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Frame Rate

How do filmmakers create slow-motion and time-lapse videos? Students combine a camera's frame rate, a video player's frame rate, and proportional reasoning to explore movie magic.

Topic: Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP)
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Go Big, Papa?

Are Papa John's specialty pizzas a good deal? Students evaluate expressions to compare the prices of specialty vs. build-your-own pizzas, and determine how much they're saving...or losing!

Topic: Expressions and Equations (EE), Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP)
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New-Tritional Info (Legacy Version)

How long does it take to burn off food from McDonald's? Students use unit rates and proportional reasoning to determine how long they'd have to exercise to burn off different McDonald's menu items.

Topic: Number System (NS), Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP)
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Scalped!

When you buy a concert ticket, where does your money go? Students use percents and proportional reasoning to describe how revenue from tickets is distributed among the various players in the concert game.

Topic: Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP)
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Tip Jar - Legacy Version

How should we tip in a restaurant? Students use mental math, percents, and proportional reasoning to compare different approaches to tipping.

Topic: Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP)

End Lesson

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Been Caught Stealing

How hard is it to steal second base in baseball? Students use the Pythagorean Theorem and proportions to determine whether a runner will successfully beat the catcher's throw.

Topic: Geometry (G), Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP)