The Relationship Between Size & Price

Make Connections

Performance Task

Ways of Thinking: Make Connections

Take notes about the approaches and representations your classmates used to solve the problem.

As your classmates present, think about the problem-solving process. How did the process help you to answer these questions?

Hint:

As your classmates present, ask questions such as:

  • How did you use ratios to organize the information provided in the videos?
  • How can you use the steps from the problem-solving process to ensure that your solution is complete?
  • Can you write a formula to represent this situation?
  • How is this problem similar to the lightning problems? How is it different?
  • What are the variables in the problem? How are they related?
  • What mathematical strategies are the most useful in solving a problem in which you are given a relationship between variables and are asked to make predictions?
  • How did you decide what units to use? Why is it important to include the units?
  • Did you have any errors in your thinking? If so, what were they and how can you correct them?
  • Can you show this relationship graphically? If so, how could you use your graph to find the solution to the problem?