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Real-life Problems, Working with Fractions #2

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Decimals and fractions can be tricky - especially in word problems! Help your fourth and fifth graders solve these word problems, all of which involve real-life application and decimals or fractions. There are separate spaces for writing...
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Real-life Word Problems, Part 4

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Bring math to real life with this review resource! With five word problems on bars of chocolate, boxes of tissues, and bottles of lemonade, this is an excellent way for fourth graders to apply their math knowledge to real life scenarios....
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Real-Life Problems: Miles, Pounds, and More

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Give young arithmeticians an applicable way to use their addition and subtraction skills with these five word problems. Each one presents a scenario requiring they add or subtract numbers with units (money, distance, weight,...
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Leveled Problem Solving: Angles

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
This splendid assignment gets future engineers to compute complementary or supplementary angles in real-life applications! Once they have mastered the art of additive angles, they can apply their knowledge to help Steve, Inez, Carlotta,...
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Area - Practice 18.3

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
In a straightforward assignment, learners simple calculate the area or perimeter of 14 rectangles. For the first six, a rectangle is drawn with the lengths of the sides provided. For the next six, lengths of sides are simply listed to...
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Equations of Lines

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Eight pages walk your mathematicians progressively from simply writing linear equations to translating written descriptions, and finally solving real-world applications. If you put the pages into a packet and work through them as a...
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Solving Application Problems Involving Units of Volume

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Present your pupils with this word problem involving units of volume. Sal utilizes his understanding of units of volume to determine if the blood bank made its goal at the blood drive. Ratio reasoning is used to convert the units. Great...
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Right Triangle Trigonometry

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Practice manipulating trigonometric functions, cofunctions, inverses, and applications is the name of the game in this short but extensive problem set. Starting with the Pythagorean Theorem and basic applications, then progressing...
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Application Problem Using an Equation - Target Heart Rate

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Get your heart pumping! A linear equation can compute the target heart rate of an individual based on their age. A thorough lesson demonstrates how to use an equation to calculate the age of an individual given a target heart rate. The...
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Teaching Life Skills to Students with Special Needs

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Ideas for instilling essential life skills in learners with special needs.
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Grade 3 Common Core Math: Real-Life Applications - Naval Vessel

For Teachers 3rd
Pretending they are on a naval ship during the 1700s, third graders put math skills to work. They are given a set of instructions needed to determine how many ships are on the horizon. They determine the number of masts that would be...
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Real-Life Problems

For Students 3rd - 4th
Money math comes up in real life all the time, so be sure scholars are ready for the challenge with these word problems. They use multiple math operations to solve and show work for each one. There is an example to get them started...
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Real-Life Problems: Distance, Length, and More

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Math just got real! Scholars solve seven word problems dealing with life applications for multiplication, division, and subtraction.  They show their work in a designated space, and must include units in their answers. Learners will work...
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Real-life Word Problems, Part 5

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Bring these four word problems to your second grade class to reinforce addition, subtraction, and money math. The problems provide space to write out the proper equations, as well as separate areas to fill in the answers. Use these...
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Real-Life Word Problems, Part 6

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Bring math alive with these five word problems. Using multiplication and division in a space for writing equations, fourth graders solve the word problems and practice writing out the answers in a separate area. Helpful as either a...
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Real-Life Problems

For Students 4th - 5th
Choose your operation; scholars read five math-application word problems and determine which of four operations to use in solving each. They work with time and measurements, making sure to include the proper units in their solutions....
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Applications of Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Using trigonometric ratios to solve geometry and application problems is the focus of this detailed problem set and solution presentation. The presentation covers many ways to use trigonometry, from finding missing measures in right...
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Modeling a Basketball Throw

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Play ball! High schoolers explore the concept of quadratic equations through modeling how shooting a basketball can be expressed as a quadratic function. They impose a coordinate grid on the path of a shooting basketball and determine...
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Module 3: The Real Thing

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders illustrate and describe opposite quantities through real life conditions and situations. They use a number line for placing integers in the proper order. They perform multiplication and addition problems with absolute...
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Statistics and Shopping

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Explore how statistics are used in everyday life. Your soon-to-be savvy consumers use the Internet to find consumer-related statistical information and learn to make wise consumer decisions. Includes links to a practice sheet about data...
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Real World Application of Multiple Function Models

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Absolutely, you'll want to learn about absolute value functions! An engaging lesson challenges young mathematicians to investigate absolute value, piecewise, square root, and cube root functions. After covering those concepts, they...
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Grade 3: Making Arrays

For Teachers 3rd
You will love this resource! Using a problem involving a farmer planting pumpkins, third graders create arrays to show the various maps the farmer needs to make to determine the number of pumpkins he'll be planting. The kids get to...
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Modeling Linear Relationships: Planning a Wedding

For Students 7th - 9th
Although marriage is a long way off for middle-schoolers, they will still enjoy this assignment. Use math skills to translate written descriptions of real-life applications into linear equations. The six-page worksheet contains...
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Real-World Applications to Imaginary and Complex Numbers

For Teachers All
Authenticate imaginary numbers through real-life applications in science, math, and literature.

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