HSA-CED.A.4

Rearrange formulas to highlight a quantity of interest, using the same reasoning as in solving equations. For example, rearrange Ohm’s law V = IR to highlight resistance R.

 
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Solving Literal Equations

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

The process of rewriting equations in equivalent forms is the same whether the equations contain variables, integers, or a mix of both.

 
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Graphing Systems of Equations

Algebra I » Unit: Making Informed Decisions with Systems of Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Making Informed Decisions with Systems of Equations
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students use technology to create and interpret systems of equations graphically!

 
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Creating and Interpreting Equations to Solve Systems

Algebra I » Unit: Making Informed Decisions with Systems of Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Making Informed Decisions with Systems of Equations
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students create systems of equations and attempt to solve them as an introduction to the relevance of solving systems of equations and inequalities!

 
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Which Came First the Chicken or the Egg? Inverse Functions

Algebra I » Unit: Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students construct their own understanding of inverse functions through an exploratory function sort!

 
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Graph Linear Equations Practice

Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
James Bialasik
Amherst, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

There is a variety of ways to graph linear equations. The structure of an equation can make one method better than another.

 
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Rewriting Formulas

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

Students will use Excel to design formulas that find a specific value like those found on popular websites.

 
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Creating and Interpreting Exponential Functions

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students work collaboratively to model different real world application of exponential functions!

 
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Job Offers and Cell Phone Plans: Making Informed Decisions with Mathematics

Algebra I » Unit: Making Informed Decisions with Systems of Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Making Informed Decisions with Systems of Equations
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn to act as knowledgeable consumers as they model cell phone plans and make decisions about which plan best meets their needs.

 
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Free Fall on Planet Newtonia

High School Physics » Unit: Uniform Acceleration Motion
High School Physics » Unit: Uniform Acceleration Motion
Anna Meyer
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students find the accelerations due to gravity for different planets.

 
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Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations Test

Algebra II » Unit: Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
Algebra II » Unit: Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Test student on their knowledge of complex numbers and quadratic equations..

 
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Graphing and Solving Systems of Inequalities

Algebra I » Unit: Making Informed Decisions with Systems of Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Making Informed Decisions with Systems of Equations
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students apply concepts learned about solving systems of equations and apply them to create, interpret and solve systems of inequalities!

 
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The Cell Phone Problem, Day 1

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

Real world modeling of rational functions. Cell phone signal strength, can you hear me now?

 
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Transforming Formulas

8th Grade Math » Unit: Relationships between Quantities/Reasoning with Equations
8th Grade Math » Unit: Relationships between Quantities/Reasoning with Equations
Mauricio Beltre
Orlando, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Knowing how to use formulas flexibly can make it easier to solve real world problems.

 
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Horizontal Kinematics

High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Today we learn to love kinematic equations by using them to solve problems about horizontal motion.

 
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