Are you a middle school teacher who is stressed out and overworked? I know I was! That is why I created a way to make it easier… Read more “Ratios and Proportional Relationships Unit – 7th Grade”

# Month: August 2016

## CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.RP.A.3 – Tax and Tip

A problem for Common Core standard CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.RP.A.3 McPuckles Restaurant menu is listed below. They charge a 6% sales tax and an 18% percent gratuity based on the pre-tax… Read more “CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.RP.A.3 – Tax and Tip”

## CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2.d -Determining How Points on a Linear Graph Show Proportional Relationships and Unit Rate

Here are some problems to try with Common Core Standard: CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2.d Alejandro records the hours he worked and earnings he made working at the local restaurant in… Read more “CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2.d -Determining How Points on a Linear Graph Show Proportional Relationships and Unit Rate”

## 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… Read more “CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2.b -Constant of Proportionality”

## Making Pancakes!

A typical recipe to make 10 pancakes includes 1 cup pancake mix, 3/4 cups of milk, 1 Tbsp. oil and 1 egg. If a typical student eats… Read more “Making Pancakes!”

## 7.RP.A.1 – Unit rate problem

Johnny goes to his local convenience store to pick up some milk. The convenience store offers the following choices: Moo-It’s Good Milk sold as 1/2 gallon for… Read more “7.RP.A.1 – Unit rate problem”

## A “Bloodsport Math” Problem

When I taught Integrated Mathematics 3 at the alternative high school I worked at I created a theme based course on the 1988 movie Bloodsport. Over the… Read more “A “Bloodsport Math” Problem”

## Was the Spread of Ebola Exponential?

To answer the question as to whether the spread of Ebola was exponential I encourage you to take a look at the these graphs. The case could… Read more “Was the Spread of Ebola Exponential?”

## CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.B.6 – Intro to Equations Continued …

Intro to equations continued, an example of Common Core standard CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.B.6