HSA-CED.A.1

Create equations and inequalities in one variable and use them to solve problems. Include equations arising from linear and quadratic functions, and simple rational and exponential functions.

 
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Speed Dating with Logarithms

12th Grade Math » Unit: Logarithmic Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Logarithmic Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students solve exponential and logarithmic equations with their ‘date’ in this interactive and self-checking speed dating activity.

 
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Ahoy team! What can you see? Finding functions.

12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students improve their teamwork skills by gathering and analyzing data to investigate a linear model.

 
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pirate
   

What is Algebra?

Algebra II » Unit: Modeling with Algebra
Algebra II » Unit: Modeling with Algebra
Jacob Nazeck
Fort Collins, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Algebra is built on axioms and definitions and relies on proofs just as much as geometry.

 
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Exponential Models Day 1 of 2

Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Aarrghhh...Brains...Zombies...and Exponential Functions! Discover Exponential Functions in this Zombie themed Lesson.

 
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Credit Card Investigation: What is interest? (Day 1 of 4)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

On day 1 students find percent increase/decrease and simple interest to establish a pattern which extends to writing exponential functions.

 
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creditcards
   

The Exercise Plan (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I » Unit: Extending Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Extending Equations
James Bialasik
Amherst, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use linear models to help Jack make an exercise plan that will help him lose one pound each week.

 
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modeling w equations
   

Selling Cake Pops Day 2 of 5

Algebra II » Unit: Modeling with Expressions and Equations
Algebra II » Unit: Modeling with Expressions and Equations
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Extend writing expressions into solving equations through modeling a student run business. Linear modeling as entry point to build students' algebra confidence.

 
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Logs, Loans, and Life Lessons!

Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This engaging lesson weaves together logarithms, loans, and life lessons!

 
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Mixture Problems

Algebra I » Unit: Functions and Modeling
Algebra I » Unit: Functions and Modeling
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Mixture problems are hard, but there are a lot of places they can fit in an Algebra 1 curriculum, so they're the perfect lens for review as the year comes to a close.

 
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The Exercise Plan (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I » Unit: Extending Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Extending Equations
James Bialasik
Amherst, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Continue to refine and improve a model exercise plan that will help Jack lose one pound each week.

 
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modeling w equations
   

What Should I Charge?

Algebra I » Unit: Functions and Modeling
Algebra I » Unit: Functions and Modeling
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This unit is about functions, modeling, and student choice. Today's lesson is an introduction to the final four weeks of school.

 
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The Cell Phone Problem, Day 2

Algebra II » Unit: Rational Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Rational Functions
Jacob Nazeck
Fort Collins, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Which cell phone is the best deal? Rational functions are useful for making cost comparisons.

 
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cell phone problem 2 image
   

Graphing & Modeling with Exponents

Algebra II » Unit: Exponents & Logarithms
Algebra II » Unit: Exponents & Logarithms
Jacob Nazeck
Fort Collins, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How high will the basketball bounce and will it ever stop? An exponential model sheds light on the question!

 
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End of Unit Differentiated Problem Set

Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson allows the students to apply their mathematical knowledge in a real context.

 
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Alternate Method to Solve a System of Equations by Substitution

Algebra I » Unit: Systems of Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Systems of Equations
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students review the steps of solving a system of equations by substitution by alternating steps as they solve problems in pairs or groups.

 
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Common Core Math
 
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