This practical application allows students to demonstrate their understanding, problem solving and reasoning in the context of setting up a display of Christmas lights on a patio. Students will need to use the mathematical thinking process throughout this assessment.
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2.4.10 choose which standard perimeter, area or volume unit is appropriate for the context
2.4.11 determine whether an answer is reasonable for the context of the problem
2.4.12 communicate solutions (oral and written), using language and symbols consistent with the context
2.2.2 choose when it is appropriate to use multiplication or division to solve a range of everyday problems; for example, repeated equal groups, arrays, area, volume and simple rates