Travel Agents: Working with Linear Functions

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One of the best ways to show realistic math problems is through systems of linear equations. The problem presented in the lesson relates a real travel scenario when choosing car rates and adapts it to an equation and graph model to compare. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Research local driving service rates as an extension to the worksheet
Classroom Considerations

  • The worksheet requires graphing done on a calculator, rather than by hand
  • Lesson doesn't teach how to solve the problem, but intended more as an additional application

  • Demonstrates to the class that math can save money!
  • Includes worksheet and answer key

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Common Core