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234 resources with the concept linear

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Beginning the Year with Local Linearity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Local linearity isn't the first thing that comes to mind to start off an AP® Calculus course. A scholarly article discusses one possible beginning to the AP® Calculus course: investigating and introducing derivatives through activities...
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Sequences

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Explicitly talk to the class about sequences. A segment of a review series for the General Certificate of Secondary Education math assessment provides a review of arithmetic sequences. Pupils watch a video showing how to find terms given...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target F

For Teachers 8th Standards
Functions model relationships between quantities. The Smarter Balanced sample items demonstrate the assessment strategies for eighth grade function modeling standards. Items range from constructing linear functions from a table and a...
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Linear Pairs: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Place angles in a line. Part of a playlist on basic geometry, an informative video teaches pupils the definition of a linear pair and how to identify them. Using their properties, the resource demonstrates how to solve problems involving...
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Factorising Expressions - Single Brackets

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Use common factors to simplify expressions. The resource introduces factoring out the greatest common factor to simplify algebraic expressions. Worked examples include basic linear with numerical common factors to expressions that have...
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Identifying Rate of Change

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Given a graph of earning for supervising children at a movie night, learners calculate the average rate of change for two intervals. They compare the two and explain the relationship found in the comparison.
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Determining the Equation of a Line: Temperature Conversion Challenge

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Line up the temperature conversions. Pupils create the linear function between Celsius and Fahrenheit on a graph by plotting the freezing and boiling points of water. The scholars determine how the relationship changes based upon...
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T Shirts

For Students 7th Standards
Which deal is best? Learners determine which of two companies has the best deal for a particular number of shirts. They begin by creating a table and equations containing each company's pricing structure. Individuals finish the seventh...
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Speedy Texting

For Students 7th Standards
Model the effects of practice on texting speed. Pupils develop a linear equation that models the change in texting speed based on the amount of practice. The sixth performance task in an eight-part series requires learners to solve and...
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Linflower Seeds

For Students 7th Standards
How does your garden grow? Use proportions to help Tim answer that question. By using their understanding of proportional relationships, pupils determine the number of seeds that will sprout. They create their own linear relationships...
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Linear and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Provide a continuous progression to linear and exponential functions. Pupils continue to work with the discrete functions known as sequences to the broader linear and exponential functions. The second unit in a series of nine provides...
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Linear Equations in Two Variables

For Teachers 8th Standards
Create tables of solutions of linear equations. A activity has pupils determine solutions for two-variable equations using tables. The class members graph the points on a coordinate graph. 
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The Defining Equation of a Line

For Teachers 8th Standards
They appear to be different, yet they are the same line. Part 24 out of 33 lessons provides a theorem about the relationships of coefficients of equivalent linear equations. Pupils use the theorem to determine whether two equations are...
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Some Facts About Graphs of Linear Equations in Two Variables

For Teachers 8th Standards
Develop another way to find the equation of a line. The lesson introduces the procedure to find the equation of a line given two points on the line. Pupils determine the two points from the graph of the line.
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The Graph of a Linear Equation in Two Variables Is a Line

For Teachers 8th Standards
Show your class that linear equations produce graphs of lines. The 20th segment in a unit of 33 provides proof that the graph of a two-variable linear equation is a line. Scholars graph linear equations using two points, either from...
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The Line Joining Two Distinct Points of the Graph y=mx+b Has Slope m

For Teachers 8th Standards
Investigate the relationship between the slope-intercept form and the slope of the graph. The lesson plan leads an investigation of the slope-intercept equation of a line and its slope. Pupils realize the slope is the same as the...
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The Computation of the Slope of a Non-Vertical Line

For Teachers 8th Standards
Determine the slope when the unit rate is difficult to see. The 17th part of a 33-part series presents a situation that calls for a method to calculate the slope for any two points. It provides examples when the slope is hard to...
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The Graph of a Linear Equation—Horizontal and Vertical Lines

For Teachers 8th Standards
Graph linear equations in standard form with one coefficient equal to zero. The lesson plan reviews graphing lines in standard form and moves to having y-coefficient zero. Pupils determine the orientation of the line and, through a...
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The Graph of a Linear Equation in Two Variables

For Teachers 8th Standards
Add more points on the graph ... and it still remains a line! The 13th installment in a series of 33 leads the class to the understanding that the graph of linear equation is a line. Pupils find several solutions to a two-variable linear...
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An Application of Linear Equations

For Teachers 8th Standards
Just how far will the Facebook post go? Lead a discussion on how to manipulate the sum of a geometric series to figure out a formula to find the sum at any step. The plan contains an alternative to the discussion with more accessible...
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Linear and Nonlinear Expressions in x

For Teachers 8th Standards
Linear or not linear — that is the question. The lesson plan has class members translate descriptions into algebraic expressions. They take the written expressions and determine whether they are linear or nonlinear based upon the...
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Fit-Ness

For Students 11th - 12th
Serve four towns with one bus route. Pupils develop a bus route that meets certain criteria to serve four towns. They determine which of the routes would best serve all of them. Individuals then hypothesize where a fifth town should be...
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Which Real Number Functions Define a Linear Transformation?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Not all linear functions are linear transformations, only those that go through the origin. The third lesson in the 32-part unit proves that linear transformations are of the form f(x) = ax. The lesson plan takes another look at examples...
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Squares and Circles

For Teachers 8th Standards
It's all about lines when going around. Pupils graph the relationship between the length of a side of a square and its perimeter. Class members explain the origin in context of the side length and perimeter. They compare the graph to the...