## Reflection: Staircase of Complexity Alphabet Toothpicks - Section 2: Beginning the New Activity

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Alphabet Toothpicks

# Alphabet Toothpicks

Unit 5: Functions
Lesson 13 of 30

## Big Idea: Use toothpicks and extended tables to visualize rate of change and initial amount to write a linear function rule.

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Math, tables of values, Algebra, 8th grade math, linear function rules, initial amount, rate of change, master teacher
50 minutes

### Christa Lemily

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