Ghost Shrimp (Algebra)

The purpose of this 3 ACT task is to provide students with an opportunity to problem solve based on a real-world situation (Target A: Apply mathematics to solve problems arising in everyday life, society, and the workplace. Target D. Identify important quantities in a practical situation and map their relationships). Due to the nature of the task, there are a variety of mathematical approaches students can take to successfully complete the task. It would serve well as an assessment tool at the end of a unit.