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Common Core Algebra 1, Unit 2: Create and Solve Equations and Inequalties

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Learners view instruction videos to create and solve equations and inequalities. The first video focuses on determining what values make an algebraic equation true. Pupils describe the solution set using three different methods:...
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CORE Math Performance Assessment Modules: Grade 7

For Students 7th Standards
Investigators plot the growth of animals from the fictional planet of Rhomaar over a period of time, then compare them to two other species. Another assessment challenges seventh graders to use their knowledge of positive and negative...
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Algebra I Unit 3: Systems of Equations

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The lessons in the third unit of the Algebra 1 module examine systems of equations. Scholars begin by watching a video to learn about the standard form equation of a line. They see how to determine whether ordered pairs represent a...
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Algebra I Unit 2: Create and Solve Equations and Inequalties

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The second unit's six lessons in the Algebra 1 series focus on teaching young mathematicians how to create and solve equations and inequalities. First, learners practice three different methods to determine what values make an algebraic...
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Grade 8, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports

For Teachers 8th Standards
Prepare eighth-graders for the Smarter Balanced Assessment with a small but powerful collection of three resources comprised of teacher and student-friendly slides that review key concepts in the eighth grade standards. Claim 2 focuses...
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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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Algebra 1 Practice Final

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What makes this resource special? The amazing answer key that comes with worked out solutions and notes for each problem. Practice problems include all topics ranging from linear systems to simplifying exponential expressions. The packet...
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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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Task: Mini-Problems

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Your learners will expand their deeper-thinking and problem-solving skills while they model these real-life scenarios using linear functions. Beginning with the creation of tables, equations, and graphs for each situation, learners are...
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Systems of Linear Equations

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Middle and high schoolers solve systems of equations relating to money and explore substitution and elimination strategies. In this activity, pupils review The Chicken and Pigs problem and compare their solutions with the graphing...
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Unit 2 Review: Create and Solve Equations and Inequalities

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Start with the basics. Pupils work through a review of the unit on equations and inequalities. Learners begin with solving equations and inequalities with no context, move on to problems that involve a context, and finish with a...
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Graph a Linear Equation in Slope-Intercept Form (Example 1)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Plot a course to learn about plotting linear equations. By watching a short instructional video, pupils learn how to graph a linear equation given in slope-intercept form. The example in the video involves a positive slope and a positive...
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Calculating the Cost: Algebraic Planning for a First Car

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars decide which job to take based on the pay. They then research cars to potentially purchase and determine the total cost of the car. Finally, they calculate how long they would have to work to purchase the car along with how much...
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Movie Projector Cost

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Small groups analyze the attendance at a movie theater and determine the amount of money made for per show. Team members calculate the number of shows it would take for a theater to make a profit after purchasing a new digital projector....
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How do I Choose the Most Cost Efficient Scooter Rental Plan for My Family?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils compare the cost of renting scooters for a family vacation from three different rental places. To help make their decision, scholars create tables, equations, and graphs of the pricing structure. Individuals then determine which...
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Summer Woes!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who can afford the computer required to land a summer job? Pupils work in pairs to solve problems related to finding the number of hours needed to work to purchase a given item. Individuals then work on a performance-based assessment to...
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Linear Equations in Real Word Problems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Make up a story about a linear graph. Scholars identify key features of a linear graph, such as intercepts, domain and range, and slope. They then create a word problem that could be represented by the graphed line.
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Buying A Car

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is my monthly payment? Scholars research to find the perfect car for them to buy. Using the cost of the car, they determine a down payment and the amount of monthly payments using a zero interest loan. Finally, they investigate what...
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Got Slope?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Go around and around with slope. The class investigates tornadoes by watching videos, building a homemade tornado, and performing research on the Storm Prediction Center website. Groups gather data and create scatter plots for twisters...
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Find the Dimensions of a Bookcase Using a Linear Equation (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
How much wood would ...? The quick video uses a linear equation to determine the size of a bookshelf given a diagram of the shelves and the amount of wood to use. Scholars see how to set up the equation and solve it to determine the...
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Elementary Algebra

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Find all the Algebra 1 content in one location. A helpful eBook contains the content typically found in an Algebra 1 course. Concepts range from solving and graphing linear equations to solving and graphing quadratic equations. Pupils...
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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...
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Direct Variation (Distance = Rate x Time) Example

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Speed through a direct variation example. The presented problem uses a distance-rate-time problem as an example of a direct variation problem. Using the slope between two points of time and distance, the video shows learners how to...