Given a mathematical or real-world context, write an equation involving multiplication or division to determine the unknown whole number with the unknown in any position.
The equation 96=8×t can be used to determine the cost of each movie ticket at the movie theatre if a total of $96 was spent on 8 equally priced tickets. Then each ticket costs $12.
Instruction extends the development of algebraic thinking skills where the symbolic representation of the unknown uses a letter.
Clarification 2: Problems include the unknown on either side of the equal sign.
Clarification 3: Multiplication is limited to factors within 12 and related division facts.
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Strand: Algebraic Reasoning
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved