Ninth graders investigate slope. In this Algebra I lesson, 9th graders measure the rise and run of a set of stairs. Students determine a ratio to describe how steep the stairs are and create a graph to express the relationship.
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Solving Systems of Linear Equations Graphing
Do you need to graph lines to see the point? A thorough lesson plan provides comprehensive instruction focused on solving systems of equations by graphing. Resources include guided practice worksheet, skill practice worksheet, and an...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Creating and Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables
This detailed presentation starts with a review of using key components to graph a line. It then quickly moves into new territory of taking these important parts and teasing them out of a word problem. Special care is taken to discuss...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Architecture and Construction: Stair Construction
Within the context of the construction industry, algebra pros begin to calculate slope from the sizes of stair steps. This is a terrific lesson, especially for aspiring engineers. Just be aware that it might be a stretch to meet all of...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
What is the Slope of the Stairs in Front of the School?
Mathematicians apply the formula for line slope to determine the slope of stairs in their school. They work in small groups to take the appropriate measurements, perform the necessary calculations, and find the mean of their group slope...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed