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EngageNY Algebra I Module 3: Linear and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Algebra 1, Module 3 collection focuses on linear and exponential functions. The module's 26 lessons are divided into four topics: Linear and Exponential Sequences, Functions and Their Graphs, Transformations of Functions, and Using...
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EngageNY Algebra I Module 1: Relationships Between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations and Their Graphs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Algebra 1, Module 1 collection is designed to help students develop fluency in writing, interpreting, and solving linear equations The 30 lessons are divided into four topics: An Introduction to Functions , the Structure of...
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Search and Rescue Activity

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Get your classes moving and practicing sequences at the same time! Learners move about the room solving problems and finding their solutions. Problems include both recursive and explicit formulas and both geometric and arithmetic sequences.
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Series Review Sheet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Save an infinite amount of time and enjoy this pre-made series formula guide. Arithmetic and geometric formulas are all included as well as Pascal's Triangle and examples of how the Binomial Theorem expands. 
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Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Arithmetic and geometric sequences are linear and geometric patterns. Help pupils understand the relationship and see the connection with an activity that asks them to write the rules and classify the patterns correctly. A sorting...
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Pandemic

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewYoung scientists use exponential growth and logarithms to model how a virus spreads through a population. Pupils watch a news clip about the 2012 outbreak of Ebola. Scholars then manipulate inactive graphs to see how various factors...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Target N

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Let the resource be part of your lesson sequence. Learners work through eight questions given as part of a PowerPoint presentation in the Claim 1 Item Slide Show series. They must come up with functions for contextual situations and...
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Module 1: Sequences

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Sequences are all about recognizing patterns. A module of 11 lessons builds pupils' understanding of sequences through pattern analysis. The practice connects the analysis to linear and exponential equations. This is the first module in...
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Recursive and Explicit Geometric Formulas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Don't wait for the rebound—grab the resource at the first opportunity. A simple experiment has young mathematicians record the successive rebound heights of dropped balls. The data set represents a geometric sequence, so they write...
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Recursive and Explicit Formulas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ride the wave to understanding formulas. Groups conduct an experiment to determine how long it takes to complete "the Wave" using different numbers of people. Applying their results, they write recursive and explicit formulas, and then...
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Building Arithmetic and Geometric Functions

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Representing sequences is as easy as 1, 2, 3, ... or maybe 1, 2, 4, in the case of geometric sequences. Using real-world situations, pupils learn to identify the difference between arithmetic and geometric sequences. They develop ways to...
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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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Recursive Formulas: Fibonacci Sequence

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Explore the building blocks of the Fibonacci Sequence. Given the lengths of sides of squares, pupils deduce the pattern to determine the lengths of two more squares. Learners continue to work with recursive formulas to generate numerical...
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Recursive Sequences

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Calculate the term, move to the next—and repeat. Pupils calculate the first five terms of a recursively defined sequence. They explain why the sequence is a function and describe its domain.
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Module 1: Sequences

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Take steps into sequences. An 11-lesson unit builds upon pupils' previous understanding of writing expressions to develop the idea of sequences. The resource explores both arithmetic and geometric sequences using recursive and explicit...
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Local and Global Behavior

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Create rules for numerical sequences. Pupils develop local rules and recursive rules for number sequences. The sequences are linear, quadratic, and cubic in nature. Scholars find that some local rules do not work, no matter where in the...
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Geometric Sequences

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Place a lesson plan on sequences in your sequence of lessons. Scholars first learn the basics of geometric sequences, such as common ratios and then they write recursive and explicit formulas for geometric sequences.
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Building Functions Worksheet 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If your test scores go up five points every problem you complete on this worksheet, is that an arithmetic or geometric sequence? Learners practice through four straightforward sequence questions and then finish with six word problems and...
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Recursive Formulas for Sequences

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Provide Algebra I learners with a logical approach to making connections between the types of sequences and formulas with a lesson that uses what class members know about explicit formulas to develop an understanding of recursive formulas.
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Recursive Challenge Problem—The Double and Add 5 Game

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
As a continuation of a previous lesson, this activity builds on the concept of calculating the terms of a sequence. Pupils are challenged to determine the smallest starting term to reach a set number by a set number of rounds. Notation...
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Recursive Challenge Problem—The Double and Add 5 Game

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Math is all fun and games! Use a game strategy to introduce the concept of sequences and their recursive formulas. The activity emphasizes notation and vocabulary.
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Fractals and the Art of Roughness

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Roughness is everywhere, contributing to the incredible complexity of the world around us. This complexity, however, is not without it's own unique sense of order. Join world-renown mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot as he looks at numerous...
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Aussie Fir Tree

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
A gentle and intuitive introduction to the algebra of patterns, this unit manages to lay the groundwork for many future lessons in series and sequences. While the activity itself is strong, the real power of this unit is in all of the...
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Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Inquiry-based learning and investigations form the basis of a deep understanding of quadratic functions in a very thorough unit plan.  Learners develop recursive and closed methods for representing real-life situations, then apply these...