Slopes of Lines
Tenth graders discover the defintion of slope and to calculate the slopes of lines. given two points on a graph. They then complete a homework assignment from the textbook using methods taught in the notes taken during a class discussion.
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Proving Slope Criteria for Parallel & Perpendicular Lines
This lesson launches with learners graphing the fourth vertex of a given rectangle, and finding the length and slope of one of its sides; and ends with learners writing a summary sheet for parallel and perpendicular lines. In between,...
7th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Classifying Equations of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Parallel parking might be difficult, but finding parallel lines is fairly simple. In this instructional activity, learners first complete an assessment task involving parallel and perpendicular lines in the coordinate plane. Individuals...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Interpreting Residuals from a Line
What does an animal's gestation period have to do with its longevity? Use residuals to determine the prediction errors based upon a least-square regression line. This second lesson on residuals shows how to use residuals to create a...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Definition of Slope - Concept
Math can be a slippery slope. A video introduces the concept of slope, provides its definition, and shows examples of positive and negative slopes. It connect the examples to skateboard ramps to help pupils remember what they look like.
5 mins 8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Finding the Slope of a Line from a Graph - Concept
Explain how to find the slope of a graph of a line with a video that points out how no matter what two points are used on a graph of a line, the slope is the same. A few examples reiterate how to find the slope of vertical and horizontal...
1 min 8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable