Systems of Equations

What do you get when you cross a circle and a line? One, two, or maybe no solutions! Teach learners to find solutions of quadratic and linear systems. Connect the visual representation of the graph to the abstract algebraic methods. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use a graphic organizer to record examples of different combinations of equations
  • Ask learners to write a system of equations with one, two, and no solutions
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should be able to graph circles and parabolas
  • The 32nd lesson in series of 42
Pros

  • Uses graphing to ensure learners understand the solution possibilities
  • Provides detailed lesson notes to guide instruction
Cons

  • None