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Type: Open-Ended
Category: Problem Solving Strategies
Level: Grade 6
Standards: 6.RP.A.3, MP1, MP7
Score: 2
Author: LBeth
Last Modified: 6 years ago

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Grade 6 Problem Solving Strategies CCSS: 6.RP.A.3, MP1, MP7

Riley babysits for Marcus and she also babysits for Kelly. The table shows the number of hours Riley babysat for Marcus over a period of three months.
Babysitting Marcus

[math]*[/math]Riley expects the number of hours she will babysit Marcus to continue to increase in July.
[math]*[/math]Riley also expects that the ratio of the hours she babysits for Marcus to the hours she babysits for Kelly to be about [math]2:1[/math].
[math]*[/math]Riley earns an average babysitting fee of $6.00 per hour when babysitting for Marcus or Kelly.

Estimate Riley's total earnings, in dollars, for babysitting in July. Show all your work. Explain how you determined your estimate.

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