Real-Life Math — Production Scheduler

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Use unit rates to find the number of parts needed to produce a given number of units. A production scheduler shares the different ways schedulers use math to ensure the required amount of parts are available to manufacture air conditioner units. Pupils use a similar method to determine the time and cost needed to produce a given number of tables.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Be specific about including units in the work
Classroom Considerations

  • Students should be comfortable multiplying fractions and decimals
  • Expects that individuals understand unit rates
  • Part of the Math at the Core MS: Ratios series
Pros

  • Shows the dimensional analysis used in the video
  • Includes questions to ask at specific times during the video to spark discussion
Cons

  • None