PSA9CUU - Student-Facing Tasks---7.1 Lesson 8: Scale Drawings and Maps (7.G.A.1)
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Part A)

Two cities are 243 miles apart.

  • It takes a train 4 hours to travel between the two cities at a constant speed.

  • A car travels between the two cities at a constant speed of 65 miles per hour.

 

Which is traveling faster, the car or the train?

 

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Part B)

Explain your reasoning.

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Part A)

A driver is traveling at a constant speed on Interstate 90 outside Chicago. If she traveled from Point A to Point B in 8 minutes, did she obey the speed limit of 55 miles per hour?

 

A map of the south side of Chicago showing points A and B marked along Interstate 90.

 

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Part B)

Explain your reasoning.

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Part C)

A traffic helicopter flew directly from Point A to Point B in 8 minutes. Did the helicopter travel faster or slower than the driver?

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Part D)

Explain or show your reasoning.

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A cyclist rides at a constant speed of 15 miles per hour. At this speed, about how long would it take the cyclist to ride from Garden City to Dodge City, Kansas?

 

 

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Part A)

Here is a map of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Clare walked all the way around the garden.

 

The map shows a scale measure that represents 0, 300, and 600 feet.

 

What is the actual distance around the garden?

 

Do not include units (feet) in your answer.

 

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Part B)

Show your reasoning.

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Part C)

It took Clare 30 minutes to walk around the garden at a constant speed. At what speed was she walking?

 

Do not include units (feet per minute) in your answer.

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Part D)

Show your reasoning.

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