Algebra-9:40 to 10:40 Carlson Assignments
- Dan Carlson
- School Year 2020/2021
Monday Question: A ceramic sugar bowl weighs 340 grams when empty. It is then filled with sugar. One tablespoon of sugar weighs 12.5 grams. Write an equation to represent the relationship between the total weight of the bowl in grams, W , and the tablespoons of sugar, T. When the sugar bowl is full, it weighs 740 grams. How many tablespoons of sugar can the bowl hold? Show your reasoning. About how many tablespoons of sugar are in the bowl when the total weight is 600 grams?
Please answer this question AFTER class on Monday.
Thursday Question: An empty shipping box weighs 250 grams. The box is then filled with T-shirts. Each T-shirt weighs 132.5 grams. The equation W = 250 + 132.5T represents the relationship between the quantities in this situation, where W is the weight, in grams, of the filled box and T the number of shirts in the box. Name two possible solutions to the equation W = 250 + 132.5T. What do the solutions mean in this situation?
Answer the following question on the form. Mark as done when you are completed.