Using Models to Make Predictions

The future lies in mathematics. Given a linear equation that models a context, scholars use the model to predict future values. They must perform substitution to determine the required output value.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video as part of a review session
Classroom Considerations

  • Note that the resource only covers linear models with time as the independent variable
  • Pupils should be familiar with how to substitute into equations
Pros

  • Calculator screens show how to input computations
  • Explains each step of the process
Cons

  • Esoteric treatment of the topic is not likely to motivate learners
Common Core