# Math

posted by Amy

Javier scored 30 goals in 15 soccer games. Using the unit rate, how many goals will he score in 20 games?

1. Ms. Sue

What is the unit rate?

How many goals per game?

2. Amy

Ms. Sue that is all the word problem said. I typed it just like it is on the paper. Will I be able to still work it out or do I need more info?

3. Ms. Sue

You can figure out the unit rate. The unit rate is the number of goals Javier scored per game.

4. Amy

Do I divide 30 into 20?

5. Ms. Sue

Why 20? He's only played 15 games.

6. Amy

Do I divide 15 into 30

7. Ms. Sue

Yes.

I'm surprised you can't see that 30 goals in 15 games gives a unit rate of 2 goals per game.

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