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Lesson PurposeThe use of equations is important in many trade jobs—often to prevent problems, such as using too much electricity and causing an outage or applying too much pressure so that something breaks. The guided and independent practice problems are designed to show students how they could use this particular math skill in trade jobs.


Related DocumentsLP2EquationsHandoutandAnswerKey.docx StudentModule9UseOfFormulas.pdf 

Lesson ObjectivesAt the end of this lesson, students will be able to create and solve equations to solve word problems in the context of trade jobs. Students will watch the instructor model three examples, solve realworld word problems with a partner, solve word problems independently, and create their own word problem and solution. 

Student Target“I can create and solve equations to solve word problems for trade jobs.”


CCR Focus StandardsAlgebra and Functions  Level D
Supporting Standards

Standards for Mathematical Practice
KYAE Employability Standards 