Algebraic Reasoning

Make Connections

Performance Task

Ways of Thinking: Make Connections

Take notes about the expressions and equations your classmates wrote and their strategies for solving the problems.

Hint:

As your classmates present, ask questions such as:

  • Explain the difference in your equation when you had a headwind versus a tailwind.
  • How did you decide whether to add or subtract the values for airspeed and wind speed?
  • Can you explain why 800 t represents the distance in miles, wheret represents time in hours?
  • Can you write an inequality that would represent Amelia’s actual time versus her theoretical time?