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Type: Open-Ended
Category: Problem Solving Strategies
Standards: 6.RP.A.3, MP1, MP7
Score: 2
Tags: PARCC
Author: LBeth

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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
MonthHours
April4
May6
June9

$*$Riley expects the number of hours she will babysit Marcus to continue to increase in July.
$*$Riley also expects that the ratio of the hours she babysits for Marcus to the hours she babysits for Kelly to be about $2:1$.
$*$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.