Math is Functional

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Just let the technology do it. Pupils develop a spreadsheet to graph linear equations. By creating an input/output table, learners are able to create a scatter plot and connect the points to graph a line. Scholars use textbook equations to develop the formula for the linear graphs.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide a list of linear functions for students graph
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals need to be familiar with using Excel
  • Class members should have mastered graphing linear equations by hand
Pros

  • The directions provide the steps to create one graph
  • Includes links to general classroom accommodations to help with struggling learners
Cons

  • The link to the activity at NCTM is no longer active