Movie Projector Cost

This Movie Projector Cost performance task also includes:

Small groups analyze the attendance at a movie theater and determine the amount of money made for per show. Team members calculate the number of shows it would take for a theater to make a profit after purchasing a new digital projector. They also determine other forms of revenue and costs associated with running a movie theater.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Ask a theater manager to present information to the class about the cost to show a movie
  • Lead a discussion on the different methods class members use to complete the task
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires individuals to solve both linear equations and inequalities
Pros
  • Contains a list of assumed prior knowledge
  • Includes a rubric for learners to self-assess
Cons
  • None