Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis

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1: Introduction to Problem Solving and mathematical models

1.2: The Classroom

 Finding Patterns
 Pattern Flip (Patterns)

1.4: Proportional Reasoning

 Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
 Estimating Population Size
 Geometric Probability - Activity A
 Proportions and Common Multipliers

1.5: Fuel Economy

 Road Trip (Problem Solving)

1.6: Hot in Texas

 Introduction to Functions
 Using Tables, Rules and Graphs

1.8: Mathematical Modeling

 Pendulum Clock

1.9: Fund-Raiser Revisited

 Solving Equations By Graphing Each Side

1.10: Leasing a Copier

 Modeling One-Step Equations - Activity B
 Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations
 Solving Two-Step Equations

1.11: Comparing Energy Costs

 Solving Formulas for any Variable

1.14: Heating Schedule

 Translating and Scaling Functions

2: Linear Function Models and Problem Solving

2.1: How Fast Did You Lose

 Scatter Plots - Activity A
 Slope - Activity A
 Slope - Activity C

2.2: The Snowy Tree Cricket

 Linear Functions
 Slope-Intercept Form of a Line - Activity A

2.4: Family of Functions

 Reflections of a Linear Function
 Translating and Scaling Functions

2.6: Housing prices

 Point-Slope Form of a Line - Activity A

2.7: Body Fat Percentage

 Lines of Best Fit Using Least Squares - Activity A
 Solving Using Trend Lines

2.10: Body Parts

 Lines of Best Fit Using Least Squares - Activity A
 Solving Using Trend Lines

3: Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities

3.1: Business Checking Account

 Modeling Linear Systems - Activity A
 Solving Linear Systems by Graphing
 Systems of Linear Equations - Activity A

3.2: Modeling a Business

 Modeling Linear Systems - Activity A

3.4: How Long Can You Live

 Compound Inequalities
 Solving Inequalities Using Multiplication and Division
 Solving Linear Inequalities using Addition and Subtraction

3.5: Will Trees Grow

 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables - Activity A
 Systems of Linear Inequalities (Slope-intercept form) - Activity A

3.6: Helping Hurricane Victims

 Linear Programming - Activity A

3.7: Healthy Burgers

 Linear Programming - Activity A

4: Problem Solving with Quadratic and the Power Function Models

4.2: Baseball and the Sears Tower

 Freefall Laboratory

4.3: The Shot Put

 Golf Range!

4.5: Sir Isaac Newton

 Factoring Special Products
 Modeling the Factorization of ax2+bx+c
 Modeling the Factorization of x2+bx+c
 Quadratics in Factored Form

4.6: Ups and Downs

 Roots of a Quadratic

4.8: A Thunderstorm

 Direct Variation

4.10: Speed Limits

 Direct and Inverse Variation

4.11: Loudness of a Sound

 Rational Functions

5: Modeling with Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

5.1: Going Shopping

 Percents and Proportions

5.2: Take and Additional 20% Off

 Percent of Change

5.3: Inflation

 Exponential Growth and Decay - Activity A

5.4: The Summer Job

 Exponential Functions - Activity A

5.5: Cellular Phones


5.6: Population Growth

 Exponential Functions - Activity A

5.7: Time Is Money

 Simple and Compound Interest

5.8: Continuous Growth and Decay

 Exponential Functions - Activity B
 Exponential Growth and Decay - Activity A

5.10: The Diameter of Spheres

 Circle: Circumference and Area

5.11: Walking Speed of Pedestrians

 Circle: Circumference and Area
 Fido's Flower Bed (Perimeter and Area)

5.12: Walking Speed of Pedestrians, continued

 Area of Parallelograms - Activity A

5.13: The Elastic Ball

 Logarithmic Functions: Translating and Scaling

7: Problem Solving with Graphical and Statistical Models

7.2: Bald Eagle Population

 Mascot Election (Pictographs and Bar Graphs)

7.3: The Class Survey

 Stem-and-Leaf Plots

7.4: The Class Survey Continued

 Mean, Median and Mode
 Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

7.5: Sampling a Population

 Polling: City
 Polling: Neighborhood

7.6: Highway Proposal: yes or No?

 Polling: Neighborhood

7.9: A Switch Decision

 Box-and-Whisker Plots

7.10: What Is Normal?

 Populations and Samples

Content correlation last revised: 6/23/2010