# Problem Solving

### Using one step equations to solve problems with decimals

## Standards and Anchors:

CC.2.2.7.B.3 Model and solve real-world and mathematical problems by using and connecting numerical, algebraic, and/or graphical representations.

## Essential Question:

How can I write an algebraic equation to solve a problem?

## Learning Task:

**Grade: Total assignment is worth 15 pts.**

## Step 1 : Understanding the Problem (2 pts)

Read the problem above (just look at the main problem, not the Extra). What important math information and relationships do your notice? (Hint: If Alexa is asking friends to sponsor her for $0.80 per mile and she plans to walk 9.25 miles, how much will each friend donate toward her goal?)

Click here and post your ideas in the Padlet. When you are done come back here for Step 2 of the lesson.

**Grade: 2 pts. for Padlet post.**

## Step 2: Make a model (3 pts)

**Grade: 3 pts for picture/representation posted on Padlet**

## Step 3: Write an Equation (5 pts)

**Grade: 5 pts for writing and solving equation**

## Step 4: Solve the Extra Problem (5 pts)

**Grade: 2 pts for new equation and 3 pts for solving and answer**