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Quick-Draw McGraw

For Students 10th - 12th
High schoolers graph functions that are given, and then they write the equations for the completed graphs. There are several problems included, and they are designed to be used without calculators.
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US Airports, Assessment Variation

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Determining relationships is all part of algebra and functions. Your mathematicians will decide the type of relationship between airports and population and translate what the slope and y-intercept represent. The problem is multiple...
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How Can You Tell if a Function is Linear or Nonlinear From a Table?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Is it possible to tell if a table of values represents a linear function or a nonlinear function? One way is to graph the ordered pairs to see if it makes a straight line. But, take a look at the rate of change in the table. If the rate...
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How Do You Use Point-Slope Form to Write an Equation from a Table?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Given a table of x and y values, is it possible to write a linear equation from this information? There will be several steps involved. First is to use the point-slope formula to find a slope. Then use that slope and one of the ordered...
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Velocity vs. Distance

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
At the end of this activity, your number crunchers will have a better understanding as to how to describe graphs of velocity versus time and distance versus time. It is easy for learners to misinterpret graphs of velocity, so have them...
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Heart Rate Monitoring

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Algebra learners like this resource because it is easy to understand and it relates to their lives. Whether you are starting a new workout routine, or just climbing the stairs, your heart rate increases and decreases throughout the day....
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Function Families

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Here is a solid lesson for differentiating types of functions: linear, exponential, and quadratic. Mathematicians work in groups to create a table of values for a function that they are given. They graph the assigned function and compare...
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TI Technology Guide for The New Color of Money

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Middle-schoolers graph data. In this color of money lesson, mathematicians use graphing calculators to input given data. They display the information as a regression line and as a scatter plot. Pupils identify the linear equations they...
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Renting Cars, Stealing Money, and Linear Functions

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
When comparing pricing models, young mathematical consumers, create linear equations and analyzing them graphically and algebraically. They look at the meaning of slope and intercepts, as well as the intersection points of lines. 
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Creating Linear Models for Data 4

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
With this resource, high schoolers solve 17 types of problems related to the transformation of linear functions. First, they define parent function and determine how other linear functions compare to the parent function. Then, pupils...
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Basic Function Shapes

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners identify function shapes. In this shapes lesson students determine the basic function shapes. They match the basic function shapes to specific situations.
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Cartesian Candy Bars II

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sharing is caring, and sharing in equal parts gets easier when Linear Functions are applied. Learners work in groups to determine equal candy bar shares among various numbers of people. They complete a data chart and plot points in a...
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Understanding Slope - Activity Sheet 2

For Students 8th - 10th
In this understanding slope learning exercise, students solve 13 various problems that are related to determining the slope of a line. First, they calculate the rate of change by analyzing the differences in the x- and y-values. Then,...
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Pre-Calculus Graphing

For Students 11th - 12th
In this graphing instructional activity, learners solve and complete 13 various types of problems. First, they find the domain and graph writing the answer in inequality notation. Then, students describe the transformation shown and...
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Classifying Functions-Grade 11

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Investigate non-linear functions based upon the characteristics of the function or the representation of the function. The functions are displayed in multiple formats including as graphs, symbols, words, and tables. Learners use written...
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For Teachers 10th - 11th
You have to think fast when dealing with shifting parabolas. Learners work in pairs to explore a given problem by substituting different values for the parameter. They describe the dynamics of the distance between the zeros and explain...
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Basic Graphs that Every Algebra Student Should Know!!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A narrator shows us what some basic graphs are and the equations that produce certain graphs. He does not actually explain how to graph but simply shows different types of graphs.
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Chapter 4 Test: Functions and Integers

For Students 5th - 8th
In this functions and integers worksheet, students combine positive and negative integers through addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. They complete function tables and graph the results of linear equations. This six-page...
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5.1 Linear Functions and Graphs

For Students 8th - 11th
Middle and high schoolers identify functions. They describe the domain and the range. This one-sheet instructional activity contains 20 problems.
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Graphing Thirds and Triples

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Calculate comparison of two rates using distance and time. Learners graph the data of different speeds and then compare rates of one-third meter per second and three meters per second.
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Linear Functions of Two Variables

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this linear function worksheet, students write linear functions, in intercept form, that satisfy given conditions. They find the local linearity for a function. This five-page worksheet contains examples, explanations, and six...
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Building Understanding of Rate of Change/Slopes Using Alice

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners explore slope as a rate of change. In this eighth grade mathematics activity, students investigate real-world problems to determine rate of change and transform it into a linear representation, thus determining slope. Learners...
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Biggest Output

For Teachers 9th
Get the most out of this math game! Learners strive to find the biggest possible output of a function over different ranges. The game leads learners to use algebraic notation, tables, and graphs for both linear and quadratic functions....
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Wind-Up Car

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners produce an equation from a graph, based on an engineering-context story provided. In this production of equations lesson plan, students write an equation given the graph and description. Learners also describe what the...