Write and interpret expressions in different ways to shed new meaning on a context.
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This lesson touches upon standard 7.EE.2; this standard will be revisited in Unit 5 with percentages and other related contexts.
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Malia is at an amusement park. She bought 14 tickets, and each ride requires 2 tickets.
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A square fountain area with side length $$s$$ feet is bordered by a single row of square tiles as shown.
What are three different ways to represent the number of tiles needed for the border? Show each representation using the diagram.
Grade 7 Mathematics > Module 3 > Topic A > Lesson 3 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
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The following resources include problems and activities aligned to the objective of the lesson that can be used to create your own problem set.
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A picture with dimensions $$x$$ by $$y$$ inches, is framed by a rectangular border. The border is 1 inch wide, as shown in the figure below. Write 2 different expressions to represent the area of the border around the picture.
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