The students below wrote two different expressions, both of which have the same value.
Student A: Student B:
Sadie is buying a new car. She is trying to decide between two models that she likes. Her parents told her they just went on a trip where they filled their car with gas before they left and drove 378 miles, using ¾ of the tank. The tank holds 12 gallons of gas. Sadie’s cousin, Nanette, has a car that uses 6 liters of gas to go 100 km. If you were Sadie which car would you buy if she is looking for an environmentally friendly car and why?
https://www.illustrativemathematics.org/content-standards/HSN/Q/A/1/tasks/930, accessed on 6/20/17, is licensed by Illustrative Mathematics under CC BY 4.0
You put a yam in the oven. After 45 minutes, you take it out. Let be the temperature of the yam t minutes after you placed it in the oven.
In (a)–(d), explain the meaning of the statement in everyday language.
https://www.illustrativemathematics.org/content-standards/HSF/IF/A/2/tasks/625, accessed on 6/20/17, is licensed by Illustrative Mathematics under CC BY 4.0
Compiled June 19-23 at AERO Summer Institute by Dan Ladbrook, Sonal Novick, and Jon Lind