Real Life Situations
Pupils investigate different equations and think critically how they could represent a real-life situation. They should write a word problem to coincide with the given equations. The lesson requires students to use critical thinking skills.
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Interpret The Rate of Change /Slope in the Context of Everyday Life
Find slope all around us and calculate the rate of change during this video that uses real-life situations. Your learners will start by creating a table to see how each change creates the pieces of slope. Plug that slope into your...
8 mins 7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Model a Real-Life Situation Using a System of Linear Equations
Ah, the dreaded systems of equations word problem. Probably one of the best ways to connect algebra to the real-world, here is a video that goes through the steps on how to detect key words and create two equations that model the scenario.
7 mins 8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Convert a Real-World Situation into an Equation
Math is real life and when given a word problem, the narrator talks through the steps to create an equation. The steps are broken down and the set up is explain. The equation is never solved, but have your learners solve it on their own.
2 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Proofs into Practice: The Pythagorean Theorem in the Real World
As an introduction to the activity, learners verify the Pythagorean theorem with a hands-on proof. Then, pupils use the theorem to determine whether three side lengths could form a right triangle and choose one of two real-life...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Compare More Than Two Positive or Negative Numbers in Real-World Situations
Money and integers is a classic way to relate negative and positive numbers to real life. Use a number line to organize different amounts of money to see who has the most. Use the line again for negative numbers to see who has the most...
5 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed