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Can-struction

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Can you solve it?! A New York City art challenge involves making sculptures from cans. The task is to determine the number of cans used in the engineering award-winning sculpture. Scholars consider the patterns in the different layers to...
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Domino Skyscraper

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can a domino knock over a skyscraper? An inquiry-based lesson asks learners to calculate the size of domino needed to topple the Empire State Building. Using specific criteria and a geometric model, they find a solution.
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Potty Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You don't want to flush your money down the drain! Have your classes complete a financial comparison between two different types of toilets. They use linear modeling to determine the most cost-effective model.
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The Incredible Shrinking Dollar

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Make money disappear! Young scholars watch as a copier shrinks a dollar bill to 75 percent of its size. Learners are left to determine the size of the dollar bill after nine passes through the copier.
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Pixel Pattern

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Any vintage video game users in the room? Young scholars use a video presentation to analyze patterns in pixel arrangements. By writing an arithmetic sequence, they make predictions about the size of the image.
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Function Machine

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Machines can be so helpful sometimes. A simple interactive has learners enter input values for a function machine and observe output values. These values help determine a function that represents the input-output relationship in the...
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Multi-Function Data Flyer

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Explore different types of functions using an interactive lesson. Learners enter functions and view the accompanying graphs. They can choose to show key features or adjust the scale of the graph.
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Linear Inequalities

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
An interactive lesson helps individuals learn to graph inequalities in two variables. Scholars can adjust the interactive to present the inequalities in standard or slope-intercept form.
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Linear Function Machine

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
What goes in must come out! Learners play with a function machine to determine the correct function. They enter input values and watch as the machine produces the output.
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Sequencer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take the first step into graphing sequences. Learners set the starting number, multiplier, add-on, and the number of steps for a sequence. Using the inputs, the interactive calculates and plots the sequence on the coordinate plane. Users...
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Recursion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Perform the operation ... and then do it again. Scholars investigate recursive formulas by creating and graphing them. Using the interactive, pupils set the variable, determine the initial value, and type in a recursive formula.The...
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Representing Functions of Everyday Situations

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Functions help make the world make more sense. Individuals model real-world situations with functions. They match a variety of contexts to different function types to finish a helpful resource.
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Writing an Exponential Function from its Graph

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Grow an equation for the exponential graph. Given a graph of an exponential function, class members write the equation of the function provided. The graph labels two points on the graph: the y-intercept and the point where x is one.
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Writing an Exponential Function from a Table

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Two points may be on the graph of an exponential function, not just on a line. Given a function table with two points, pupils determine the exponential function that contains the points. The assessment requests that learners show all...
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Writing the Function from Ordered Pairs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Functionally, go from a table to an equation. Using a function table containing the y-intercept, pupils develop the equation for the linear function. Learners need to recognize the y-intercept and calculate the slope to develop the...
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What Is the Function Rule?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Convert from a table to a rule. Provided with two sequences, either arithmetic or geometric in nature, pupils determine the rule that would generate the pattern. In addition, scholars determine the nature of the sequence to write the...
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The Cost of Water

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Build a linear function to model a real-world situation. Given a base fee and a cost per amount of water, learners create a linear equation. They can use their functions to determine the monthly cost of water based on the amount used.
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Determining the Hubble Constant

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The universe is a vast expanse, full of ample opportunities to learn about math. Young scholars create a scatter plot of distances and recessional velocities of galaxies. Determining the slope of the line of best fit gives the Hubble...
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Function Rules based on Graphs: Making Money in the Hat Business

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Hats off to those learning about the graphs of functions. Individuals use an interactive to plot points representing profits for a hat business. They identify a quadratic equation to represent this function and answer challenge questions...
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Graphs Using Slope-Intercept Form: Zip-Line

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Zip lines aren't so scary when all your scholars use them for is math. Young mathematicians see how the slope of a zip-line to a building changes as the height changes. They answer a set of challenge questions regarding the scenario.
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Forms of Linear Equations: Equation Exploration

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Different forms, same line. Young mathematicians investigate the standard form, slope-intercept form, and point-slope form of a linear equation. An interactive has them adjust lines on a coordinate plane to see changes in each form of...
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Algebra II: Make Sense of Problems Using Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You'll have more problems than solving an exponential equation if your town's population decreases to zero. Individuals create an equation to represent the population of a town given information verbally. Using logarithms, they solve for...
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Slope-Intercept Form of Linear Equations: Cable Car Tracks

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Get on track to learn about slope-intercept form. Scholars use an interactive to position a line along the tracks of cable car. Applying knowledge of slope and intercepts, they write the slope-intercept form of the equation for the line.
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Standard Form of Linear Equations: Seesaw

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Don't hem and haw, learn about equations using a seesaw. An easy-to-use interactive has pupils move a seesaw on a coordinate plane to investigate the standard form of a linear equation. By completing a set of challenge questions, they...