The Task There are two popular stores that sell expensive candles in the area. Candles R Us sells a candle that will burn for 4 hours. Candle-mania sells a candle that will burn for 5 hours. After how many hours will one candle be 3 times the size of the other? Lesson Plan burning-candle-problem Blackline

Saturday, October 1 MS12 Implementing Mathematical Modeling in the Elementary Grades and Beyond 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Room: Assembly E – Fifth Level Mathematical modeling is an important topic of study and mathematical practice in the newly adopted Common Core State Standards in grades K-12. This symposium will engage the SIAM audience in considering