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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

483- Exercise a Big Mac Away: Ratios, Rates, and Proportions in Context

Friday, April 17, 2015: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Douglass (Westin)


Lead Speaker:
S. Asli Ozgun-Koca
Thomas G. Edwards


The CCSSM standards state that students should “use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems.” We will share a task centered on an authentic context—the nutritional content of a Big Mac and how to exercise its calories away. Students build not only individual concepts of ratios, rates, and proportions, but also the connections among them.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Session


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