Have Some Pizza: Introduction to Systems of Linear Equations

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Have your pizza—and eat it, too! Given information on the cost of pizza and its delivery, learners create a graph, table, and equation. They compare the cost with that of a different company, using a system of equations to determine when the cost for the two companies will be equal.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Visit local pizzerias and use their cost structures in the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • A familiarity with linear equations is a must
  • Pupils should be able to write equations for a situation, create tables, and plot graphs
Pros

  • Includes some homework options
  • Lists lesson reflection questions for instructors
Cons

  • None