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Algebra I

(7 Units, 101 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences(10 Lessons)

Exploring an Arithmetic Sequence - Dots

Algebra I

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Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences

Big Idea:How many dots at 100 minutes? Students explore their first arithmetic sequence and learn how to represent it in multiple ways including using recursive and explicit functions.

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Exploring a Geometric Sequence - Different Dots

Algebra I

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Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences

Big Idea:Doubling Dots: Students explore a geometric sequence and try to show its growth using multiple representations.

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Push Ups - Practice with an Arithmetic Sequence

Algebra I

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Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences

Big Idea:Scott is getting buff! How many push ups will he do on day n? Students explore an arithmetic sequence and solidify their understanding of how to represent it.

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Chain Emails - Practice with a Geometric Sequence

Algebra I

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Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences

Big Idea:How many people can a chain e-mail spread to? Students practice representing a geometric sequence based on the spread of a chain email.

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Decreasing Arithmetic Sequences

Algebra I

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Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences

Big Idea:What if the constant difference in the table is negative? Students explore and compare increasing and decreasing arithmetic sequences.

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Decreasing Geometric Sequences

Algebra I

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Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences

Big Idea:What happens when you give away 60% of your candy stash? Students explore what happens when a geometric sequence has a constant ratio between 0 and 1.

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Arithmetic Means

Algebra I

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Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences

Big Idea:What number can I add to make this sequence work? Students find the missing terms in arithmetic sequences. They generalize their work to write equations for arithmetic means.

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Geometric Means

Algebra I

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Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences

Big Idea:A geometric sequence puzzle! What number(s) can I repeatedly multiply by to make this geometric sequence work?

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Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences: Putting It All Together

Algebra I

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Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences

Big Idea:Putting the pieces of the puzzle together. Students work in small groups to show what they have learned about geometric and arithmetic sequences.

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Sequences Assessment

Algebra I

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Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences

Big Idea:Show what you know! Students complete an assessment for arithmetic and geometric sequences.

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