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244 resources with the concept rate of change

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Domino Effect

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Carryout the lesson to determine the cost of pizza toppings from a Domino's Pizza® website while creating a linear model. Learners look through real data—and even create their own pizza—to determine the cost of each topping. They explore...
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The Fall of Javert

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Falling off a bridge might not sound like your idea of a good math problem, but incorporating the final scene of Les Misérables is sure to spark interest. The goal is to use the time Javert fell off the bridge to determine how high he...
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Task: How Long Should Shoe Laces Really Be?

For Teachers 8th Standards
Your eighth grade learners are asked to analyze and graph linear data collected by fifth graders in order to prepare a report of recommendations on the length of shoe laces for shoe manufacturers. Given the bivariate data, learners...
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I Can Find Slope

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Your young mathematicians will appreciate this wonderfully organized summary and explanation of linear slope. Approaching slope as it looks in a table of values, on a graph, in an equation, and between two points, this note sheet is...
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Equations of Sequence Patterns

For Students 6th - 9th
An example of writing an algebraic equation of the pattern of blocks that grows at each iteration is shown in this video. Sal shows how to find the pattern by looking at the iteration number and number of blocks. He then continues this...
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Algebra: Slope and Y-Intercept Intuition

For Students 6th - 9th
Here is an introductory lesson to get a sense of the slope of a line, whether positive or negative, and the meaning of the y-intercept. Several examples of changes in slope are shown on a graph and the instructor relates it to how the...
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Slope and Rate of Change

For Students 7th - 11th
Introducing slope as "a way of measuring the inclination of a line," Sal endeavors to provide a working knowledge of slope problems and problem solving. The video is framed as a review, but could be a good way to fill any holes in...
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Equations of Sequence Patterns

For Students 6th - 9th
An example of writing an algebraic equation of the pattern of blocks that grows at each iteration is shown in this video. Sal shows how to find the pattern by looking at the iteration number and number of blocks. He then continues this...
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Graphing Linear Equations and Functions

For Students 8th - 11th
Here is a complete chapter on graphing linear equations and functions. Learners review graphing points on a coordinate plane, graph lines and functions, and write linear equations.
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EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 6: Linear Functions

For Teachers 8th Standards
Linear Functions are the topic of a 16-part math module designed for eighth-graders. Fourteen lessons require mathematicians to work closely with linear functions, numerical data, linear and nonlinear models, and bivariate categorical...
25 Items in Collection
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EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 7: Introduction to Irrational Numbers Using Geometry

For Teachers 8th Standards
Eighth-graders use knowledge of geometry to examine irrational numbers in a 25-part math module. Included are twenty-three lessons that offer direct instruction, guided and independent practice, as well as opportunities for collaborative...
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Precalculus

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a step beyond Algebra 2. Learners use the eBook to learn concepts from the typical Precalculus course. Content starts off with a short review of functions in general and moves on to the basic functions, finishing up with more...
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Algebra and Trigonometry

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Move on into trigonometry. An informative eBook takes the content of a College Algebra course and adds more relating to trigonometry and trigonometric functions. The content organization allows pupils to build upon their learning by...
35 Items in Collection
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Common Core Math: 8th Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Check out the Common Core with a collection that represents all the 8th grade math standards. Most resources engage multiple standards but the main one is listed on the notes section of each tab. 
36 Items in Collection
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Statistics and Probability: High School Common Core Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Statistically, the better the Common Core collection the better the lesson planning goes, right? Here is a collection that hits every standard represented in the Common Core Statistics and Probability section. The probability is high...
45 Items in Collection
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Functions: High School Common Core Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The high school math student should function as well as this collection does. Every standard in the Common Core Functions guide is covered with such resources as lesson plans, worksheets, and videos. Use what you need and put the fun...
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Average Rate of Change

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Simply find the slope to find the average rate of change. A short video provides the definition of the average rate of change. Using the definition, pupils calculate the average rate of change to solve problems that cover finding average...
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Instantaneous Rates of Change

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Here's a great lesson that looks at slope as an instantaneous change. Using an estimated tangent line, the presenter shows the class how to find an approximation for the instantaneous rate of change. Scholars determine the slope of the...
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Slope Application Involving Production Costs (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Illuminate the importance of slope with a video that provides an example of a real-world context involving slope and rate of change. Viewers see how to apply the slope formula to determine the increase in cost per solar panel.
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Rate and Slope

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
At this rate, class members will be experts on the slope formula in no time. By viewing a short video, pupils first learn what a rate of change means in a real-world context. They then take it a step further to see how to use the slope...
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The Lowdown — Poverty Trends: What Does It Mean to Be Poor in America?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Here's a resource that's rich with learning opportunities. Future mathematicians investigate the poverty rate in America over time. They use an interactive to compare the poverty rate during the Great Recession of 2008 to other years,...
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The Lowdown — What You Need to Know about Immigration Reform

For Teachers 8th Standards
We're all from somewhere. An informative interactive provides information on immigration, foreign-born residents, and deportations. Pupils interpret the graphics to analyze how these quantities have changed over time. The resource is...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Teachers 8th Standards
Math can be a problem in eighth grade. Sample items show how problem solving exists within the eighth grade standards. Part of the Gr. 8 Claim 2 - 4 Item Slide Shows series, the presentation contains eight items to illustrate the...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target F

For Teachers 8th Standards
Functions model relationships between quantities. The Smarter Balanced sample items demonstrate the assessment strategies for eighth grade function modeling standards. Items range from constructing linear functions from a table and a...