4.OA.A.3 Modeling Multi-Step Problems_Gaming Computer

4.OA.A.3 Modeling Multi-Step Problems with Unknown Quantity

Evidence Statement 4.D.1-Solve multi-step contextual word problems with degree of difficulty appropriate to Grade 4, requiring application of knowledge and skills articulated in Type I Evidence Statements.

Gaming Computer

Part A

Ezra has $258 saved. He wants to buy a new Gaming Computer that costs$850.

He has a part-time job that pays \$8 an hour. Each day Ezra works 6 hours.

• Write an equation to find the least number of shifts Ezra will have to work to afford the new Gaming Computer.
• Use a letter for the unknown value in your equation.

Part B

Explain how you determined the number of days Ezra will have to work to afford the new computer

• How many shifts will Ezra need to work to afford the Gaming Computer? Explain your answer.