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#### Diapers

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Most of your students probably think a car or college is the first big expense their parents could help them with, but as it turns out these kids have been costing their parents for their whole lives. Have they ever considered how much...
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#### Going to the Game (systems)

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Seven real-life math problems require the solving of simultaneous pairs of linear equations. Although a similar approach is taken for most of the problems, the topic of sports stadium concessions should keep the interest level high. As a...
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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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For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Exactly what is the relationship between the time spent studying for an exam and the grades students receive? Presented with a line graph showing data relating to this question, young mathematicians must explain in writing whether or not...
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#### What's Another Way of Solving a System of Equations Using the Elimination by Multiplication Method?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Another look at solving systems of equations by using the elimination method. In this process, the instructor first uses the distributive property to multiply one of the equations to set it up for the elimination step. Yes, there are...
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#### How Do You Solve a System of Equations Using the Elimination by Multiplication Method?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The elimination method is so called because the objective is to eliminate one of the variables to solve for the remaining variable. There is an extra step in this system of equations as the original equations are not similar enough. So...
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#### How Do You Solve a System of Equations Using the Elimination by Subtraction Method?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Check out this video and see how the instructor explains how to solve a system of equations by using the elimination method. There are several steps in solving this equation: multiplying the equation by negative one, subtracting a...
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#### Two-School Dance

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Who's ready for the dance? When two middle schools combine for a dance, your learners' job is to calculate the ratio of girls attending. Provided with three different solutions, you can choose from setting up a ratio, linear equation, or...
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#### Find the Change

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
This exercise is an opportunity for algebra learners to understand the connection between the slope of a line and points found on the line. Use similar triangles to explain why slope m is the same between any two points. Discuss with the...
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#### DVD Profits, Variation 1

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
The idea in the resource is to understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations. To stay within the context of the standard, skip the part of the resource that solves with unit rates. Instead,...
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#### Proportional Relationships, Lines, and Linear Equations

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
The resource is a good introduction to what makes a proportional relationship between two lines. Discuss the similarities of both lines and the possibility of intersection. Use this opportunity to list other acceptable forms of each...
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#### Dimes and Quarters

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Here is a coin problem where the algebra learner determines the pair of linear equations needed to solve the system. Whether the equations are taken from a table, or your scholars recognize the format of a coin problem, it is an...
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#### Fixing the Furnace

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
This comprehensive resource applies simultaneous equations to a real-life problem. Though the commentary starts with a graph, some home consumers may choose to begin with a table. A graph does aid learners to visualize the shift of one...
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#### Coupon Versus Discount

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
All too often stores give coupons for an item, but when you go into buy it, the item is on discount.  The store won’t take the coupon if the discount is used. So what do you do, use the coupon or take the discount? This activity helps...
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#### Comparing Speeds in Graphs and Equations

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Compare two different proportional relationships on a graph. It is up to your mathematicians to determine which of two moving objects have greater speed. A good example of a Common Core multiple choice question.
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#### Cell Phone Plans

For Teachers 8th Standards
Turn your classroom into a local cell phone store. Then, have your cell phone agents use linear equations to visually display three cell plans and their advantages. It makes for a great group project. Discuss how to decide which plan is...
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#### Coffee by the Pound

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
This is a great exercise in graphing proportional quantities to interpret the unit rate as the slope of a graph. It is not easy for learners to understand what a unit rate is. When it is presented as the slope of a linear line graph,...
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#### Who Has the Best Job?

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Making money is important to teenagers. It is up to your apprentices to determine how much two wage earners make with their after school jobs. Participants work with a table, an equation, and a graph and compare the two workers to see...
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#### The Intersection of Two Lines

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Here is an introduction to solving simultaneous linear equations. Start by drawing a line through two points. Create a second line which goes through the intersecting point. Background knowledge of how to find the equation of a line and...
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#### The Sign of Solutions

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Positive or negative, zero or no solution, are all possibilities for the solution of a linear equation. Here the resource gives examples of linear equations in one variable and their type of solutions. The resource comes with commentary...
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#### Solving Equations

For Teachers 8th Standards
If you have two bags with an unknown number of tiles, represented by x, and you add three tiles to get seven total, you can set up a linear equation to represent the problem. Use this example and a few others to demonstrate how to solve...
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#### Graphing Lines by Graphing Two Points

For Students 7th - 10th
Use a graphing lines worksheet to have your mathematicians graph the line of a given equation and plot specified points. The first 10 problems have a given equation, and two values. The next 10 problems have a given equation, but your...
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#### What is a Linear Equation?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore linear equations with this video about lines with equal signs! The instructor demonstrates linear equations in a variety of ways: writing examples, plugging in solutions, and graphing equations. This resource could act as an...
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#### How Do You Find the Y-Intercept of a Line If You Have Another Point and the Slope?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Looking to teach your class how to find the y-intercept of a line using another point and the slope? Consider this video as an instructional tool. Learners can watch as a lecturer demonstrates how to find the y-intercept, using the...