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Distance-rate-time problems can be solved using simple variables, offering a way to practice algebraic reasoning skills at the middle-school level, and addressing the NCTM Algebra Standard for Grades 6-8.
For background information elsewhere on our site, explore the Middle School Algebra and Word Problems areas of the Ask Dr. Math archives. To find relevant sites on the Web, browse and search Basic Algebra in our Internet Mathematics Library; to find middle-school sites, go to the bottom of the page, set the searcher for middle school (6-8), and press the Search button.
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