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7th Grade - Use Linear Equations


Use linear equations to solve problems and interpret the meaning of slope, m, and the y-intercept, b, in f(x)= mx + b in terms of the context. 0706.3.12

Links verified on 1/15/2010

  1. A PowerPoint show related to this standardFind Slope and y-Intercept - [15 slides] designed as a bellwork assignment, this show gives practice at reading slope and intercept from graphs
  2. Graphing Linear Equations - introduction followed by an in-depth explanation, examples and two pages of practice questions This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. How to Use the Slope Intercept Form (in Algebra) - explanation from Wiki How-to
  4. Learning about Rate of Change in Linear Functions Using Interactive Graphs - lesson plan from NCTM A lesson plan can be found at this site
  5. The Meaning of Slope and y-Intercept in the Context of Word Problems - explanation from Purple Math
  6. A PowerPoint show related to this standardPractice Converting Linear Equations into Slope-Intercept Form - [11 slides] this show provides several opportunities for student practice - Expanded version of this show [25 slides]
  7. Rate of Change: Connecting Slope to Real Life - a lesson on using slope to find the rate of change accompanied by graphs and explanations
  8. Rate of Change Practice Problems - nine practice problems (including a graph to interpret) followed by an answer key
  9. A PowerPoint show related to this standardSlope-Intercept Form - [12 slides] this show uses animation very effectively, provides examples and the chance for student response and invludes a great real-world application of slope-intercept
  10. A PowerPoint show related to this standardSlope Intercept Jeopardy - this show is in Jeopardy format; with five categories each with five questions - good for a while class review
  11. Solving Linear Equations - this explanation from Study Guides and Strategies includes an interactive equation which asks students to click and drag to isolate for X This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  12. Solving Linear Equations - a Google video lesson [12:59] A video is available through this link
  13. Solving One-Step Linear Equations - these three pages of explanations from Purple Math include some animated step-by-step examples
  14. Using the X and Y Intercept to Graph Linear Equations - This follow up to the lesson on rate of change deals with linear equations written in standard form rather than slope intercept form
  15. Finding the X Intercept and Y Intercept to Graph Standard Form Equations - five practice problems to practice using what was learned in the lesson above, followed by an answer key



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