# Algebraic Model: Definition & Examples

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### Assume you have a group of birds and rabbits. There are 5 more rabbits than there are birds. Use the variable b to represent the number of birds in the group, and use the variable r to represent the number of rabbits in the group. Create an algebraic model representing this scenario.

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### 2. Suppose you are driving down the highway at 70mph, and we represent the distance you've driven by d and the time you are on the road by t. What is an algebraic model we would set up if we wanted to know how far we've driven after a certain amount of time?

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This quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of the algebraic model. Consider these topics you will need to know, such as using models to find the area of a specified square.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

• Create an algebraic model using variables
• Set up an algebraic model that determines distance traveled at a given speed
• Describe an algebraic model
• Find the volume of a box with a given length

## Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

• Critical thinking: - apply relevant concepts to examine information about algebraic models in a different light
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve variable practice problems
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about area and distance