## Make Connections

## Performance Task

# Ways of Thinking: Make Connections

As your classmates present:

- Take notes about the different approaches and representations your classmates used to solve the problem.
- Think about the problem-solving process. How did the process help you to answer this question?

## Hint:

As your classmates present, ask questions such as:

- How did you use ratios to organize the information provided in the videos and the table?
- How did finding the number of each type of gummy bear you could buy for $29.95 help you solve the problem?
- How can you calculate the cost of 2,250 grams of each type of bear? How can this information help you solve the problem?
- How can you use unit rates to help you solve this problem? Which rate is most useful—cost per bear or bears per dollar? Why?
- 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?
- What are the variables in the problem? How are they related?
- 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?