Consumer Sense Task

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Consumer Sense Task

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Consumer Sense Task

This mathematics performance task, discussed by the teacher and coach in Clarifying Intended Learning in Mathematics: Analyze Task & Plan, involves comparing three Internet plan options. Students create equations for each of the plans and determine which plans are most cost-effective under which circumstances.

SOURCE: Silicon Valley Math Initiative

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Mathematics
Standards for Mathematical Practice
Reasoning & explaining (MP2, MP3)
Modeling & using tools (MP4, MP5)
Standards for Mathematical Content
Expressions & Equations
6–8