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- HSN-Q.A.1Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step problems; choose and interpret units consistently in formulas; choose and interpret the scale and the origin in graphs and data displays.*
- HSN-Q.A.2Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.*
- HSN-Q.A.3Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities.*

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

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions and Equations

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

Tiffany Dawdy

Urban Env.

14 Resources

24 Favorites

14 Resources

24 Favorites

The Exercise Plan (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Extending Equations

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

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

12 Resources

12 Favorites

12 Resources

12 Favorites

Selling Cake Pops Day 2 of 5

Algebra II

» Unit:

Modeling with Expressions and Equations

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

Amelia Jamison

Rural Env.

20 Resources

6 Favorites

20 Resources

6 Favorites

The Exercise Plan (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Extending Equations

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

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

12 Resources

3 Favorites

12 Resources

3 Favorites

Cat Island (Day 1 of 2): Cats can’t add but they do multiply!

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions and Equations

Big Idea:Looking at the life cycle of cats, students use exponential models to see how quickly populations can grow in the real world.

Tiffany Dawdy

Urban Env.

16 Resources

15 Favorites

16 Resources

15 Favorites

What's Your Function?

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:Students create their own functions to model a situation relevant to their lives in this paired collaborative performance task!

Jason Colombino

Urban Env.

18 Resources

14 Favorites

18 Resources

14 Favorites

Cat Island (Day 2 of 2): Cats can’t add but they do multiply!

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions and Equations

Big Idea:Looking at the life cycle of cats, students use exponential models to see how quickly populations can grow in the real world.

Tiffany Dawdy

Urban Env.

31 Resources

6 Favorites

31 Resources

6 Favorites

Where Do the Lines Cross?

Algebra I

» Unit:

Systems of Equations and Inequalities

Big Idea:How can we figure out the exact value of x and y when two lines cross? Students learn the importance of solving systems of equations using algebraic methods.

Amanda Hathaway

Urban Env.

16 Resources

4 Favorites

16 Resources

4 Favorites

Maximizing Profit: An Introduction to Linear Programming

Algebra I

» Unit:

Systems of Equations and Inequalities

Big Idea:Now for the important question: How can we make the most money? After graphing a feasible region, students plot profit lines and learn the basics of linear programming.

Amanda Hathaway

Urban Env.

12 Resources

3 Favorites

12 Resources

3 Favorites

SUPPLEMENT: Linear Programming Application Day 1 of 2

Algebra I

» Unit:

Systems of Equations and Inequalities

Big Idea:This lesson gives students the opportunity to synthesize what they have learned before they begin to create their own linear programming problems.

Amanda Hathaway

Urban Env.

17 Resources

2 Favorites

17 Resources

2 Favorites

Credit Card Investigation: What is interest? (Day 2 of 4)

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions and Equations

Big Idea:On day 2 students find percent increase/decrease and simple interest to establish a pattern which extends to writing exponential functions.

Tiffany Dawdy

Urban Env.

13 Resources

6 Favorites

13 Resources

6 Favorites

HSN-Q.A.1

Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step problems; choose and interpret units consistently in formulas; choose and interpret the scale and the origin in graphs and data displays.*

HSN-Q.A.2

Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.*

HSN-Q.A.3

Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities.*