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Math - Problem Solving: Who's on the Pole?

Project Description

This project is used as a review of rational coefficients as an introduction for Algebra 2 students to a unit on solving rational equations and applications of rational equations. It is a WebQuest for 7th - 11th Grade Math Students called Who's on the Pole, which is a WebQuest based on a brainteaser contributed by Alfredo Garza on Syvum's Web site. The student's were given a worksheet and asked to determine the length of a dock's pole that needs replacing on a lake. This activity takes approximately 40 minutes.