Road Trip

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Help plan a road trip with linear equations. Scholars consider two different rental car companies and write equations representing the cost for each company. They graph the system of equations to determine the conditions under which each company would be cheaper.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Assign one of the worksheets as homework
  • Use the journal/writing prompt as an exit ticket
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners should already know how to solve systems using graphing calculators
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Pros
  • Variety of contexts helps paint a complete picture of the concept
  • Includes worksheets with blank tables for pupils to fill in
Cons
  • Outdated standards alignment