Using Rates to Determine Efficiency

Make Connections

Performance Task

Ways of Thinking: Make Connections

Take notes about your classmates’ thinking with regard to expressing rates for gallons and miles.


As your classmates present, ask questions such as:

  • What are the quantities in this situation?
  • What operation did you use to find the unit rate? Explain your thinking.
  • Does your answer make sense? Explain.
  • When would you use Denzel’s way of expressing the rate?
  • When would you use Jason’s way of expressing the rate?