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STANDARDS

CCSS: 6.EE.A.2

TEKS: 6.7A

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Analyze this scene of characters from Irish folklore and then use it to answer the math questions below.

Evaluating Expressions

Find the number of each element of Irish folklore in the picture. Then use it to evaluate the expressions. Below are what the variables represent. Record your work and answers on our answer sheet.

f = the number of female fairies

They are secretive and magical creatures. But don’t anger them, or they can punish you!

s = the number of shamrocks

These clover plants are a symbol of Ireland. It’s good luck if you find one with four leaves.

p = the number of lepreuchans

They are a type of male fairy that are are known for making shoes and storing their money in a pot of gold.

f + p =

3s ÷ f + p =

p(5f – 2s) =

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