## Engage NY Eureka Math 6th Grade Module 1 Lesson 23 Answer Key

### Eureka Math Grade 6 Module 1 Lesson 23 Example Answer Key

Example 1: Fresh-Cut Grass
Suppose that on a Saturday morning you can cut 3 lawns in 5 hours, and your friend can cut 5 lawns in 8 hours. Who is cutting lawns at a faster rate?

$$\frac{24}{40}<\frac{25}{40}$$ My friend is a little faster but only $$\frac{1}{40}$$ of a lawn per hour, so it is very close. The unit rates have corresponding decimals 0.6 and 0.625.

Example 3: Survival of the Fittest

The cheetah runs faster.

Example 4: Flying Fingers

### Eureka Math Grade 6 Module 1 Lesson 23 Problem Set Answer Key

Question 1.
Who walks at a faster rate: someone who walks 60 feet in 10 seconds or someone who walks 42 feet in 6 seconds?

Question 2.
Who walks at a faster rate: someone who walks 60 feet in 10 seconds or someone who takes 5 seconds to walk 25 feet? Review the lesson summary before answering.

Question 3.
Which parachute has a slower decent: a red parachute that falls 10 feet in 4 seconds or a blue parachute that falls 12 feet in 6 seconds?

Question 4.
During the winter of 2012 – 2013, Buffalo, New York received 22 inches of snow in 12 hours. Oswego, New York received 31 inches of snow over a 15-hour period. Which city had a heavier snowfall rate? Round your answers to the nearest hundredth.

Question 5.
A striped marlin can swim at a rate of 70 miles per hour. Is this a faster or slower rate than a sailfish, which takes 30 minutes to swim 40 miles?
Marlin: 70 mph → Slower

Salfish:

Question 6.
One math student, John, can solve 6 math problems in 20 minutes while another student, Juaquine, can solve the same 6 math problems at a rate of 1 problem per 4 minutes. Who works faster?

### Eureka Math Grade 6 Module 1 Lesson 23 Exit Ticket Answer Key

Question 1.
A sixth-grade math teacher can grade 25 homework assignments in 20 minutes.
Is he working at a faster rate or slower rate than grading 36 homework assignments in 30 minutes?