Reflection: Speed Dating Rationally - Section 2: Application: Speed Dating with Rational Equations


Immediate reflection after lesson: Speed Dating, video reflection

I realized it was worth the effort as I got some really positive feedback from my students on their way out the door:

"That was fun!"

"I learned a new way to solve these equations."

"______ taught me a quicker way to solve them."

"I liked that. Now I know how to solve these things and I normally hate fractions."

And here is a quick video I captured showing my 7th hour in action: Speed Dating in Action

  Time consuming to prep this lesson, but worth it!
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Speed Dating Rationally

Unit 3: Rational Functions and Equations
Lesson 2 of 12

Objective: SWBAT solve a rational equation for a specified variable.

Big Idea: Efficiency and accuracy improves as students solve rational equations with their ‘date’ in this interactive and self-checking speed dating activity.

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Math, rational expressions, Precalculus and Calculus, PreCalculus, solving rational equations, properties of algebra
  51 minutes
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