Friday, November 27, 2015

Math problem of the week: Common Core-inspired high school math problem

A problem from the Common Core-inspired PARCC exam, which a commenter on Dan Meyer's blog felt was comparable to the sample math problems on the high school exam in Finland that I blogged about earlier:

Extra Credit:

Discuss the relative importance of labels vs. concepts in this problem.

Discuss the ratio of math skills vs. reading comprehension skills and common sense.

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