Lesson 4: Scale drawings: word problems

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Warmup: Tyler says that Figure B is a scaled copy of Figure A because all of the peaks are half as tall.

Do you agree with Tyler? Explain your reasoning.

Activity #1 (30 minutes)

1. Topic: Scale drawings: word problems(Applet).

2. Explainer Video: Scale drawings: word problems.

Practice Exercise

Topic: Scale drawings: word problems.

Quiz Time – (Two sets: 30 minutes each).

Topic: Scale drawings: word problems.

  1. An applet.
  2. An explainer video on "Scale drawings: word problems".
  3. A skills exercise from the IXL website on "Scale drawings: word problems". The questions exhibit an increasing order of difficulty. 
  4. Two sets of quizzes on "Scale drawings: word problems". The questions exhibit an increasing order of difficulty, and an average score of 80% expected.