Access Point #: MAFS.912.N-Q.1.AP.1c

Choose the appropriate units for a specific formula and interpret the meaning of the unit in that context.

Essential Understandings


  • Determine what units are used in a problem (e.g., money, time, units of measurement).
  • Match the unit to the issue within a real-world problem (e.g., How long did the trip take? Solve in hours/ minutes.)
  • Match the unit to the symbol in a formula.
  • Determine the appropriate unit for the answer, within the context of the problem.
General Information
Number: MAFS.912.N-Q.1.AP.1c
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14
Cluster: Reason quantitatively and use units to solve problems. (Algebra 1 - Supporting Cluster) (Algebra 2 - Supporting Cluster)

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

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