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Lesson PurposeThis lesson is designed to improve students’ employability skills by teaching them how to solve basic electrical word problems using Ohm’s Law. Students are encouraged to consider the trade job of electrician as they see how the math skills relate directly to electrical work.


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Lesson ObjectivesAt the end of this lesson, students will be able to solve basic electrical word problems using the equations of Ohm’s Law. Students will watch two instructional videos, watch instructor model examples, solve word problems with a partner, and solve problems independently. Students will take a short quiz to assess their mastery of the skill.


Student Target“I can solve basic electrical word problems using the equations of Ohm’s Law.” 

CCR Focus StandardsAlgebra and Functions  Level D
Supporting Standards

Standards for Mathematical Practice
KYAE Employability Standards 