Create a story that is about one page in length using at
least five different algebraic expressions and/or equations. These are some
example story starters that you can adapt from or expand upon. Be creative and come
up with your own characters and scenarios and create expressions and equations
Story Starter 1: A character is offered five different jobs.
They all include an hourly wage, as well as a set weekly base pay. One example
is a job that pays $8.50 an hour, plus an additional $25 bonus for the week.
(Weekly base pay is what you automatically get paid for working the entire
week. A bonus is money you earn in addition to the weekly base pay.)
Story Starter 2: A character is searching for the best cell
phone plan to buy. One plan costs $25 a month, plus $0.89 per minute used.
Story Starter 3: A character is trying to decide which cab
to choose from the five available. All the cabs have different rates per mile.
They also charge different flat rates in addition to the rates per mile. One
cab is offering a rate of $0.75 per mile, plus a flat fee of $25.