## Description

- Overview:
- In this task students are asked to write an equation to solve a real-world problem. There are two natural approaches to this task. In the first approach, students have to notice that even though there is one variable, namely the number of firefighters, it is used in two different places. In the other approach, students can find the total cost per firefighter and then write the equation.

- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Level:
- Middle School
- Grades:
- Grade 6
- Material Type:
- Activity/Lab
- Author:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Provider Set:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Date Added:
- 05/01/2012

- License:
- Creative Commons Attribution
- Language:
- English
- Media Format:
- Downloadable docs, Text/HTML

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