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Estimations and Approximations: The Money Munchers
Estimations and Approximations: The Money Munchers

Students make sensible assumptions and estimates in order to model a situation and solve a practical problem.

Applying Angle Theorems
Applying Angle Theorems

Students solve problems using the measures of the interior and exterior angles of polygons, specifically pentagons.

Evaluating Statements about Probability
Evaluating Statements about Probability

Students critique statements illustrating common misconceptions about the probability of simple and compound events.

Increasing and Decreasing Quantities by a Percent
Increasing and Decreasing Quantities by a Percent

Students explore multiple representations of percent increase and decrease using words, multiplication by decimals, and multiplication by fractions.

Interpreting Distance-Time Graphs
Interpreting Distance-Time Graphs

Students connect descriptions of everyday situations with distance-time tables and graphs and relate speeds to the slopes of the graphs.

Modeling Situations With Linear Equations
Modeling Situations With Linear Equations

Students explore relationships between variables in everyday situations using graphs, tables, and formulae.

Interpreting Algebraic Expressions
Interpreting Algebraic Expressions

Students make connections between expressions represented as words, tables, diagrams, and algebra, recognizing order of operations, the distributive law, and equivalent expressions.

Optimization Problems: Boomerangs
Optimization Problems: Boomerangs

Students solve a problem of optimizing within constraints and then explore alternative algebraic and graphical approaches involving systems of linear equations.

Generalizing Patterns: Table Tiles
Generalizing Patterns: Table Tiles

Students solve the problem of how many different tiles are needed to create a pattern at various sizes and explore alternative algebraic and geometrical approaches using linear and quadratic relationships.

Interpreting Statistics: A Case of Muddying the Waters
Interpreting Statistics: A Case of Muddying the Waters

Students take on roles in an inquiry into a pollution problem and explore the application, interpretation, communication, and possible misrepresentation of statistics and charts.

Geometry Problems: Circles and Triangles
Geometry Problems: Circles and Triangles

Students use the properties of circles and triangles to find the relative areas of shapes in a pattern and explore alternative approaches to tackling the problem.

Solving Linear Equations in Two Variables
Solving Linear Equations in Two Variables

Students solve a problem using two linear equations with two variables and interpret the meaning of algebraic expressions.

Evaluating Statements about Length and Area
Evaluating Statements about Length and Area

Students critique conjectures about length and area and construct examples and counter-examples to refute or justify them.

Calculating Volumes of Compound Objects
Calculating Volumes of Compound Objects

This lesson unit is intended to help you assess how well students are able to solve problems involving measurement.

Evaluating Statements About Enlargements (2D and 3D)
Evaluating Statements About Enlargements (2D and 3D)

Students compute perimeter, area, and volume using formulas and find relationships in perimeter, area, and volume after scaling.

Sorting Equations and Identities
Sorting Equations and Identities

Students sort algebraic statements into identities, equations with solutions, and equations with no solutions, using manipulation and substitution to justify their choices.

Defining Regions Using Inequalities
Defining Regions Using Inequalities

Students combine linear inequalities, correctly representing them on a graph, to identify a set of solutions.

Interpreting Algebraic Expressions
Interpreting Algebraic Expressions

Students make connections between expressions represented as words, tables, diagrams, and algebra, recognizing order of operations, the distributive law, and equivalent expressions.

Representing and Combining Transformations
Representing and Combining Transformations

Students reflect and rotate two-dimensional shapes, describe transformations, and explore the effects of combining transformations.

Forming Quadratics
Forming Quadratics

Students use algebra and graphs to explore how the standard, factored, and completed square forms of a quadratic relate to the intercept, roots, maxima, and minima of function.

Finding Equations of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Finding Equations of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Students identify parallel and perpendicular lines and find points of intersection and x- and y-intercepts by looking at the equations of the lines.

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