HSF-LE.A.2

Construct linear and exponential functions, including arithmetic and geometric sequences, given a graph, a description of a relationship, or two input-output pairs (include reading these from a table).

 
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Writing Linear Equations (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I » Unit: Linear & Absolute Value Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Linear & Absolute Value Functions
Noelani Davis
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will analyze the different components of slope intercept form, and the purpose of each component in the entire equation.

 
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Linear Functions

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

Linear functions can be used to model how a changing quantity is represented in both the graph and equation of a function.

 
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linear functions1 image
   

Investigating Linear and Nonlinear Tile Patterns

12th Grade Math » Unit: Linear and Nonlinear Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Linear and Nonlinear Functions
Hilary Yamtich
Oakland, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How many tiles will be in the 100th figure? Students develop their own shortcuts to find explicit rules for linear and nonlinear tile patterns.

 
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explicit formula
   

The Skyscraper Problem

12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students investigate the cost to wash the windows of a skyscraper.

 
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Explore the Rebound Height of A Ball

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

To compare an exponential decay function to an exponential growth function in the previous day's lesson from a table using the equation y=ab^x.

 
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bouncing balls
   

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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Organizing a List and Guess & Check

Algebra I » Unit: Systems of Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Systems of Equations
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In order for guessing and checking to be useful and efficient, it’s important to have an idea of how to organize a list of possibilities.

 
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Get Perpendicular with Geoboards!

Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students reason about Perpendicular Lines with simple concrete examples using Geoboards and extend their reasoning to designing parking lines.

 
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working with geoboards
   

Comparing and Contrasting Linear and Exponential Functions

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

Students compare linear and exponential functions, and, learn about actual and theoretical data.

 
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Graphing Linear Functions Using Given Information

Algebra I » Unit: Graphing Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Graphing Linear Functions
Noelani Davis
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students calculate slope and y-intercept before graphing a linear function on a coordinate plane.

 
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equation of a line
   

Arithmetic vs. Geometric Sequences

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Relate geometric sequences to exponential functions and arithmetic sequences to linear functions.

 
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geo or arith 2
   

"Demystifying e" Day #1

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

This lesson mixes the ingredients of lecture, investigation, application, and a touch of creativity to “Demystify e”!

 
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Sequences, Spreadsheets, and Graphs

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

Writing formulas in a spreadsheet lays foundations for writing recursive rules for arithmetic and geometric sequences.

 
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u4 l2 students graphing
   

Equations for Parallel and Perpendicular Lines.

Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

For students to write the equation of a line parallel to or perpendicular to a line and passing through a given point using different representations of linear functions.

 
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parallel through a given point
   

Formative Assessment Review: Sequences and Series

12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will review the topics from the first half of the unit.

 
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Common Core Math
 
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