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Linear Functions III


"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 III collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From College Tuition: Working with Rates of Change to Shopping on a Budget: Working with Linear Inequalities, 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 III Activity Titles

  1. College Tuition: Working with Rates of Change
  2. Daily Newspapers: Working with Linear Function Models
  3. Music and Games #2: Working with Linear Inequalities
  4. Music and Games: Working with Linear Inequalities
  5. Selling Frozen Treats #2: Using the Simplex Method
  6. Selling Frozen Treats: Using the Simplex Method
  7. Shopping on a Budget #2: Working with Linear Inequalities
  8. Shopping on a Budget: Working with Linear Inequalities
  9. Thinking Like a Business Owner: Using Linear Programming
  10. Vacuum Cleaner Sales: Working with the Break-Even Point

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

Grade Levels: 7, 8, 9, 10

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