This NCTM resource presents a problem involving distance, rate and time. The challenge asks students to determine the number of days it would take a tern to migrate from the Arctic to the Antarctic given a constant rate of speed. Hints and prompts for students and additional "Try These" challenges about distance and speed are also included. Students may also check their answer and see steps to solve the problem. PDF files of the challenges are linked from the site for printing.


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