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Equations Involving a Variable Expression in the Denominator

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
0/0 doesn't equal 0! Begin this lesson by allowing the class to explore the concept of dividing by zero. The introduction allows for discovery and provides meaningful examples of dividing by zero. This understanding leads to solving...
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Solution Sets of Two or More Equations (or Inequalities) Joined by “And” or “Or”

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
English and math have more in common than you think. Make a connection between a compound sentence and a compound inequality with an activity that teaches learners the difference between an "and" and "or" inequality through solutions...
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Some Potential Dangers When Solving Equations

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Need a less abstract approach to introducing extraneous solutions? This is it! Young mathematicians explore properties used to solve equations and determine which operations maintain the same solutions. They eventually find that squaring...
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Solving Equations

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Teach solving equations through an exploration of properties. Before pupils solve equations they manipulate them to produce equivalent equations. The activity switches the focus from finding a solution to applying properties correctly.
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Solution Sets for Equations and Inequalities

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
How many ways can you represent solutions to an equation? Guide your class through the process of solving equations and representing solutions. Solutions are described in words, as a solution set, and graphed on a number line....
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True and False Equations

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
What does English have to do with math? Teach your class the "grammar" of a number sentence. Sentences with correct grammar can be false! Understanding of a number sentence leads to a comparison with equations.
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Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
One thing that puzzles a lot of young algebrists is the factors in a word problem that are taken as "understood". This presentation on solving systems of linear inequalities does a great job walking the learner through how to tease those...
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Solving Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Although graphing a linear inequality on the plane is but a few steps added onto the graphing of a linear equation, for many learners the logical leap is quite intimidating. This approachable PowerPoint presentation breaks graphing...
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Relationships Between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations and Their Graphs

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Graphing all kinds of situations in one and two variables is the focus of this detailed unit of daily lessons, teaching notes, and assessments. Learners start with piece-wise functions and work their way through setting up and solving...
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Module 5: Features of Functions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
The language and features of functions get careful treatment in a complex but doable lesson. Learners get a lot of practice really figuring out what a graph means in context, and also identifying key features of graphs. Key ideas like...
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End of Year Practice Test (Algebra I)

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
This complete multiple choice and short answer practice end-of-year test for algebra 1 offers a wealth of opportunities for customization. Offer it as a whole, to track progress or prepare the class for the format of the test, or...
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Module 2: Systems of Equations and Inequalities

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
The brother-sister pair Carlos and Clarita need your class's help in developing their new pet sitting business. Through a variety of scenarios and concerns presented to the siblings, the learners thoroughly explore systems of equations...
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The Cycle Shop

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
This unit stands right on the ground where algebra meets logic riddles, teasing out systems of linear relationships between variables in physical situations. But, more than that, the resources and graded student work with rubrics...
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Polynomial, Rational, and Radical Relationships

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This assessment pair goes way beyond simple graphing, factoring and solving polynomial equations, really forcing learners to investigate the math ideas behind the calculations. Short and to-the-point questions build on one another,...
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Complex Numbers and Transformations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your learners combine their knowledge of real and imaginary numbers and matrices in an activity containing thirty lessons, two assessments (mid-module and end module), and their corresponding rubrics. Centered on complex numbers and...
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Systems of Equations and Inequalities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High school classes can use manipulatives too! Offer hands-on, interactive lessons that venture away from the typical day in your algebra class. Young mathematicians will be involved in collaborative learning, visual representations, and...
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How Much Folate?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This task includes scaffolding to support the introduction of the writing and graphing of linear inequalities. Then your geometry learners discover that writing down all possible combinations is not feasible so they are led to use...
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Bernardo and Sylvia Play a Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This activity presents a game played by two learners whose solution is an exercise in creating and analyzing with algebraic inequalities. 
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Skeeters Are Overrunning the World

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Skeeters are used to model linear and exponential population growth in a wonderfully organized lesson plan including teachers' and students' notes, an assignment, graphs, tables, and equations. Filled with constant deep-reaching...
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Writing Constraints

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use this resource to present your number crunchers with how to write a constraint equation and to determine viable solutions. The price of an object limits the amount that can be purchased. The speed at which you walk limits the number...
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Dimes and Quarters

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Here is a coin problem where the algebra learner determines the pair of linear equations needed to solve the system. Whether the equations are taken from a table, or your scholars recognize the format of a coin problem, it is an...
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Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Many math concepts are covered through this resource: percentages, decimals, ratios, exponential functions, graphing, rounding, order of operations, estimation, and solving equations. Colorful worksheets and a link to a Google search for...
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Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
This study guide is a great resource to help you present the steps to graphing linear inequalities. Show your class two different ways to graph an inequality and work on a real-world example together. The document could also be easily...
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Systems of Equations and Inequalities

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
This is a comprehensive lesson on creating and solving equations and systems of equations and inequalities. Problems range from basic linear equations to more complex systems of equations and inequalities based on a real-world examples....