Temperature Conversions

This Temperature Conversions assessment also includes:

Complete two conversions at once using compositions. Pupils use the conversion formulas for temperatures to calculate a formula to convert directly between Kelvin and Fahrenheit. Classmates determine the meanings of composition notation find the correct composition order.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Find a table of conversions from Kelvin to Fahrenheit to see if the calculated conversions make sense
  • Lead a discussion on how to find inverses without performing the arithmetic
Classroom Considerations

  • Class members should understand compositions
Pros

  • Shows two different approaches to answer part d
  • Requires the interpretation of compositions of functions
Cons

  • The second solution method writes a mixed number as a product
Common Core