Multiplication Properties of Equality

Prepare a Presentation

Work Time

Prepare a Presentation

  • Compare how your strategies for solving the problem are similar and different.
  • Justify your solution using the multiplication property of equality.
  • Identify any mistakes you made and what you learned from them.
  • Include any questions your partner asked about your explanation.

Challenge Problem

Tips at a restaurant are split among employees. The ratio of tips earned by servers to greeters to clean-up team is 11 : 5 : 2. The clean-up team earned $20.80 from tips one night.

How much did the servers and greeters earn from tips in the same night?

  • Solve the problem using a ratio table.
  • Solve the problem using an equation.
  • Identify where you use the multiplication properties of equality in your solutions.