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Functions of Algebra
Systems of Linear Equations - Slope-Intercept Form
 
Functions of Algebra   .
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Objectives
 
  • Students will use the calculator to represent a situation as a table, graph, and equation.
  • Students will write systems of equations and find solutions to systems of equations.
  • Students will explain how they determined their solutions to a system of equations. Students will also justify their solutions.
     
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Core Learning Goals
 
  • 1.1.2: The student will represent patterns and/or functional relationships in a table, as a graph, and/or by mathematical expression.
  • 1.2.1: The student will determine the equation for a line, solve linear equations, and/or describe the solutions using numbers, symbols, and/or graphs.
  • 1.2.3: The student will solve and describe if and where two straight lines intersect using numbers, symbols, and or graphs.
     
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Drill
 
  • NONE
     
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materials
 
  • Graphing Calculator
  • Student Worksheet
  • Answer Key
  • Additional Problems
  • .  Print Version: (Acrobat 50k)
    The print version contains all student worksheets and answer keys needed to complete the lesson.
     

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Calculator Skills
 
  • Enter data into a list
  • Setting up appropriate viewing windows
  • Graphing systems of linear equations
  • Finding the point of intersection of two equations
     
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activities
 
  1. Drill.
  2. Systems of Linear Equations - Farmers Market - Incorporate group work and class discussions into the Lesson as students complete the Student Worksheet.
  3. Additional problems - These problems are provided for you to use in any one of a variety of ways such as homework, an individual check for understanding, review, or quiz.
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Assessment
 
  • Class discussion
  • Group work
     
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Homework
 
  • NONE
Objective Objective Core Learning Goals Core Learning Goals Drill Drill Materials Materials Calculator Skills Calculator Skills Activities Activities Assessment Assessment Homework Homework