6-8 GradesMathematics

Tasks for 6.NS.3

Personal Finance Big Ideas taught in this task:

Movie Tickets

The purpose of this task is for students to solve problems involving decimals in a context involving a concept that supports financial literacy, namely inflation. This task also engages students in Standard for Mathematical Practice 4, Model with mathematics. It is a variation on another task, 4.OA Carnival Tickets, that also addresses inflation in a way that is accessible to 4th graders.