## Linear Functions 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 Linear Functions I collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From *Choosing a Cell Phone Plan - T-Mobile: Investigating Linear Functions* to *Longer Life Spans: Using Linear Function Models*, 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.

**Linear Functions I Activity Titles**

- Choosing a Cell Phone Plan - T-Mobile: Investigating Linear Functions
- Choosing a Cell Phone Plan - Verizon: Investigating Linear Equations
- College Graduates - Michigan: Using Linear Function Models
- Converting Temperatures: Solving Linear Equations
- Government Nutrition Program - Alaska: Linear Function Modeling
- Government Nutrition Program - Hawaii: Linear Function Modeling
- Government Nutrition Program: Linear Function Modeling
- Longer Life Spans: Using Linear Function Models
- Making Money: Working with Direct Proportionality
- Yahoo! Music Downloads: Working with Linear Equations

**Standards targeted:** Number and Operations, Algebra, Data Analysis and Probability

**Grade Levels:** 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, College

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