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# Math, Grade 6, Rate, Exploring Rate In The Context Of Shopping

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Overview:
In this lesson, students explore rate in the context of grocery shopping. Students use the unit price, or price per egg, to find the price of any number of eggs.Key ConceptsA unit price is a rate. The unit price tells the price of one unit of something (for example, one pound of cheese, one quart of milk, one box of paper clips, one package of cereal, and so on).The unit price can be found by dividing the price in dollars by the number of units.The unit price can be used to find the price of any quantity of something by multiplying the unit price by the quantity.Goals and Learning ObjectivesInvestigate rate as a unit price.Find a unit price by dividing the price in dollars by the number of units.Find the price of any quantity of something by multiplying that quantity by the unit price.
Subject:
Numbers and Operations
Level:
Middle School
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Pearson
09/21/2015
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Language:
English
Media Format:
Text/HTML