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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

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

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

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

Credit Cards Investigation: How is interest really calculated? (Day 3 of 4)

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions and Equations

Big Idea:My balance is what?!? Students develop the compound interest formula completely on their own before applying it to real world problems.

Tiffany Dawdy

Urban Env.

18 Resources

8 Favorites

18 Resources

8 Favorites

Selling Cake Pops Day 1 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.

15 Resources

4 Favorites

15 Resources

4 Favorites

Credit Card Investigation: A Dastardly Scheme (Day 4 of 4)

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions and Equations

Big Idea:There’s a new irrational number in town! Students explore the constant e in the context of continuously compounding interest.

Tiffany Dawdy

Urban Env.

24 Resources

3 Favorites

24 Resources

3 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.*