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# Variables Two Quantities – 6th Grade

Watch first

Here are objects that are found inside Merlin’s cave. Be safe as you move around inside the 360 VR tour. Go below to fix Number One’s mistake.

# A

If the answer is  “A  find the number on or around this object.

# B

If the answer is  “B  find the number on or around this object.

# C

If the answer is  “C  find the number on or around this object.

# D

If the answer is  “D  find the number on or around this object.

Start!

Question #1

Sherrie plans to pick fruit at Pick it Quick Orchard. The company charges \$5 to get in and \$2 a pound after that. Create an equation to represent the total cost t that she will pay if she picks p pounds of fruit.

A)  p = 2t + 5                     B) t = 2p + 5

C)  2t = p + 5                      D) 2p/t

A)   Telescope

B)   Star Rock

C)   Dragon

D)   Metal Shape

Question #2

Jamal can build 2 bird houses an hour. Create an equation to represent t as the total number of bird houses he can build in h amount of hours. Is the variable h in the equation the dependent or independent variable?

A)  Dependent             B)  Independent

A)   Large Vase

B)   Mini Table

Type the numbers from the objects to get your first clue. Write the clues down as you will need all of them to unlock the master lock.

Clue Box

Question #3

Sherrie plans to pick fruit at Pick it Quick Orchard. The company charges \$5 to get in and \$2 a pound after that. Create an equation to represent the total cost t that she will pay if she picks p pounds of fruit. Does the variable p represent the dependent or independent variable?

A)  Dependent               B)  Independent

A)   Fire Vase

B)   Spell Book

Question #4

Lynette bikes 5 miles a day. Create an equation to show how many total miles m she will bike after d days.

A)  m = d + 5                    B) m = 5d

C)  m + d = 5                    D) m = 5/d

A)   Spell Book

B)   Hourglass

C)   Mini Table

D)   Dragon

Type in the numbers to get your clue.

Clue Box

Question #5

Charlie eats 2 chocolate bars a day. Create an equation to show how many bars b he will have eaten after d days.

A)  b = 3d                     B) b = 2d

C)  d = 2b                     D) d = 3b

A)   Astronomy Tool

B)   Large Vase

C)   Dragon

D)   Metal Shape

Question #6

Jaxson paid to have a company design his web site. The company charged him an initial \$25 and then \$15 for each web page he wanted them to create after that. Create an equation for the total cost t of building his web site with p pages. Is the total amount the independent or dependent variable?

A)  Dependent           B)  Independent

A)   Magic Staff

B)   Spell Book

Type in the numbers to get your clue.

Clue Box

Input all the clues to help Merlin fix the mess.

MASTER LOCK

Did you fix the dragon problem?

Share your results with your teacher and parents. Tell them what the Master Lock was and where the key was found.