Grade 6 Math Week of 12/11/17

Fair Exchange

Fair Exchange is a Substitution Method where a number of items are bartered or exchanged for objects of an equivalent value.

In this first strategy, students use their basic understanding of bartering and exchanging items to solve equation-like problems presented in picture form. Within the context of bartering, students are introduced to the concept of substitution, by the method of fair exchange. This method will be used throughout the unit to develop more sophisticated strategies for solving equation-like problems.

Combination Charts

This chart represents the length of cabinets in centimeters comparing combinations of long and short cabinets to determine the total length of the cabinets.

Combination charts are used as a means for investigating situations where there are two unknowns. Since the lengths of the cabinets are either short or long, it needs to be determined which combination of short and long cabinets will fit into the space.