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912 resources with the concept slope

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Airplanes and Airstrips Part 1

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Line up to the airstrip. Using interactive graphing software, pupils determine the line that will allow a plane to safely land on a runway. Class members create their own landing strips and share with classmates to find the equation of...
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Airplanes and Airstrips Part 2

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Table the decision to land. Pupils form flight crews by matching up different representations of linear equations. Given a set of coordinates for an airstrip, the crews determine the equation of the line that will position their planes...
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Build a Bobsled Racer

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Host a design challenge of Olympic proportion! Junior engineers build their own bobsleds using simple materials. The activity focuses on kinetic and potential energy and how the center of mass affects motion on a downhill track....
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How Hot Is It?

For Teachers 9th Standards
Do you hear that? Let's model it! Using a CD of chirping crickets at various temperatures, learners count the number of chirps per minute. Teams plot calculated averages on a scatter plot and determine the line of best fit for their...
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Measuring Speed

For Teachers 8th Standards
Physicists say speed is relative, but most police officers disagree. Scholars experiment with the variables that relate to speed. They learn the importance of both time and distance and apply that knowledge to graphical models.  
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All About Lines

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
This resource should be called "All About Lines, and Then Some!". Packed full of all the key components of linear functions, learners review how to set up different equations, find intercepts, and graph. All the main topics are included...
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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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Stitching Quilts into Coordinate Geometry

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Who knew quilting would be so mathematical? Introduce linear equations and graphing while working with the lines of pre-designed quilts. Use the parts of the design to calculate the slope of the linear segments. The project comes with...
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Saxon Math Course 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Add some variety to your school or district's math curriculum with this comprehensive collection of materials. Offering over 900 pages of Saxon Math lessons, worksheets, and activities, this resource is a gold mine for any middle school...
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Write a Linear Equation Foldable

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Simplicity and organization accompany the learning of linear equations in this handy foldable. Step by step, learners write a linear equation given two points, and then write a linear equation when given a graph. The point-slope...
4:03
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Slope Example

For Students 7th - 9th
Given a table with the number of hours worked and the amount of money earned, Sal shows in this video how to calculate the unit rate or wage per hour and its relationship to slope.
5:54
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Slope and Y-Intercept Intuition

For Students 6th - 9th
The instructor uses a computer graphing program to illustrate how a line changes slope by manipulating the slope values in the equation. He also manipulates the y-intercept value to see where the line crosses the y-axis.
13:42
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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...
9:50
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Calculus: Derivatives 3

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
This video covers the differential notation dy/dx and generalizes the rule for finding the derivative of any polynomial. It also extends the notion of the derivatives covered in the Khan Academy videos, "Calculus Derivatives 2Ó and...
9:30
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Calculus: Derivatives 2

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal continues where he left off with the last video, "Derivatives 1,Ó by looking at the equation y = x^2 and examining the slope of the secant line at a specific point, and again defining the limit as x approaches zero to get the slope...
11:05
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Calculus: Derivatives 2.5 (new HD version)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
By defining the formal definition of a derivative, f�(x), Sal is able to find the general form of the derivate function for the example f(x) = x2. He continues to stress the importance of an intuitive understanding of derivative functions.
8:28
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Calculus: Derivatives 2 (new HD version)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal continues where he left off with the last video, "Derivatives 1,Ó by looking at the equation y = x2 and examining the slope of the secant line at a specific point. He continues with defining the limit as x approaches zero to get the...
9:26
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Calculus: Derivatives 1

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal defines the term derivative by taking the listener on a well-organized tour of slope. First, he reviews the concept of slope of a line from algebra, then extends this idea to look at the slope of the curve by first examining a secant...
15:43
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Calculus: Derivatives 1 (new HD version)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal defines the term derivative by taking the listener on a well-organized tour of slope. First, he reviews the concept of slope of a line from algebra, then extends this idea to look at the slope of the curve by first examining a secant...
11:05
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Calculus: Derivatives 2.5 (new HD version)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
By defining the formal definition of a derivative, f�(x), Sal is able to find the general form of the derivate function for the example f(x) = x2. He continues to stress the importance of an intuitive understanding of derivative...
8:28
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Calculus: Derivatives 2 (new HD version)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal continues where he left off with the last video, �Derivatives 1,� by looking at the equation y = x2 and examining the slope of the secant line at a specific point. He continues with defining the limit as _x approaches zero to get...
15:43
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Calculus: Derivatives 1 (new HD version)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal defines the term derivative by taking the listener on a well-organized tour of slope. First, he reviews the concept of slope of a line from algebra, then extends this idea to look at the slope of the curve by first examining a secant...
14:58
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Linear Equations in Slope Intercept Form

For Students 8th - 11th
Several examples of equations in slope-intercept form are the focus of this video. Instructors who are reviewing slopes and functions with their math classes, or who are introducing the concept for the first time, will appreciate Sal's...
3:56
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Constructing Equations in Slope-Intercept Form from Graphs

For Students 7th - 11th
This lecture continues reviewing linear equations and slope problems with several example problems. Those who didn't grasp the concepts during class might find this lesson helpful.