## Make Connections

## Performance Task

# Ways of Thinking: Make Connections

Take notes about your classmates' explanations of how they used the three methods to solve the marble problem.

## Hint:

As your classmates present, ask questions such as:

- What is the unit rate in the marble problem?
- What is the constant of proportionality in the problem?
- Why would you write a formula to help you solve a proportion problem?
- When would you set up a proportion and solve for a single value?
- Describe the form of the formula for a proportion problem.
- Which of the three methods do you like best? Which do you think is easiest? Which do you think is most difficult?