CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2.b -Constant of Proportionality

Below is a sample problem you can use with your 7th grader for a Constant of Proportionality problem:

Jimmy works a construction job and gets paid $300 for 10 hours of work.

Johnny works as a math tutor and makes $800 for 20 hours of work.

Jeremy works at a restaurant for 16 hours and makes $144.

Joseph works as a business consultant and makes $540 for six hours of work.

Which employee has the highest Constant of Proportionality?

How much will each employee make working a 40 hour work week for 50 weeks in a year?

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