Word problems, as goofy, annoying, and hard as they seem, are extremely applicable. They take the math that we learn and use it for things that are real. Now, some of the problems you will do may not always apply to your life specifically. You may not drive yet, you may not snowboard, and you may not have money to go to the movies or amusement parks, but you can take your brain and your math skills and use them to figure out answers to these random questions. Eventually, you'll be able to take challenging problems in your life and solve them out for the best mathematical answers you can! But first things first; let's learn how to work with this stuff.
This slide show let's you know important word clues when you work with word problems. If the word problems toward the end are too difficult, refer to some of the tutorials videos below and then try them!
With a partner, use the following link to help make a Google Presentation of word problems. Post either your word problem or your partner's word problem into the presentation. Then work out the solution on the second slide.
Once you have done that, you and your partner need to work on a sheet of paper (group page) how you would solve the two word problems. Then you can compare answers to the solution the creator of the problem got. These paper will be submitted at the end of class.
Google Presentation link: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1uGub5W0xb9mZ0-oogTQwlKTstJREbFAj-NSEIf_hmE0/edit?usp=sharing
Up near the top of the page, there is a 4 question quiz. Each question is a multiple-choice question. It is MANDATORY that you take this quiz before class tomorrow! So if you need to practice or rewatch videos before responding, make sure you do!