This lesson is aligned to the following Common Core State Standards: 6.RP.3 6.NS.2 6.NS.3 MP.2 MP.3. This lesson connects multiple content standards, and helps build deep conceptual understanding through a real-world context. This lesson challenges students to construct arguments, justify their reasoning, and use mathematics to think more critically about the world. This is a great lesson for students who have already demonstrated mastery and who are in need of a more complex set of problems to work on or for students working in groups. The best way to prepare students for the CAASPP performance tasks they will encounter at the end of the year is to expose them to depth of knowledge 4 math problems.