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Graphing & Other Algebra Skills I


"When am I ever going to use this?"

It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question!

The Make It Real Learning Graphing & Other Algebra Skills I collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Autism Awareness: Interpreting Graphs to Saving for Retirement: Using a Finite Geometric Series , the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.


Graphing & Other Algebra Skills I Activity Titles

  1. Autism Awareness: Interpreting Graphs
  2. Designing Paper: Setting Up and Solving Problems
  3. Personal Income - Saginaw: Interpreting Rates of Change
  4. Portable Music Players: Interpreting Graphs
  5. Reading the News #2: Using Function Inverses
  6. Reading the News: Using Function Inverses
  7. Restaurant Sales: Composing Functions
  8. Saving for Retirement: Using a Finite Geometric Series
  9. Simple Interest Savings: Using Sequences
  10. Take Home Pay: Composing Functions

Standards targeted: Activities are mapped to common core standards. Click for detail.

Grade Levels: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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