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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

  1. Choosing a Cell Phone Plan - T-Mobile: Investigating Linear Functions
  2. Choosing a Cell Phone Plan - Verizon: Investigating Linear Equations
  3. College Graduates - Michigan: Using Linear Function Models
  4. Converting Temperatures: Solving Linear Equations
  5. Government Nutrition Program - Alaska: Linear Function Modeling
  6. Government Nutrition Program - Hawaii: Linear Function Modeling
  7. Government Nutrition Program: Linear Function Modeling
  8. Longer Life Spans: Using Linear Function Models
  9. Making Money: Working with Direct Proportionality
  10. 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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