Graphs of Linear Systems: Star Lines

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Let the class stars shine. Using four given linear equations, scholars create a graph of a star. The pupils use the interactive to graph the linear systems and determine the points of intersection. Through the activity, classmates determine properties of systems.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class write down all the points of intersection and the system in whcih they are a solution
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be comfortable graphing lines in slope-intercept form
  • Users need to sign up for a free CK-12 account
Pros

  • The supplemental material shows how to graph a linear system using technology
  • Allows students to adjust the red dots, making it easier to graph the lines
Cons

  • None