Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Math MSA Study Guide

Unit Test May 29th.

Preparation Guide for
Moving Straight Ahead Unit Test

Essential Learnings - students should know how to:
• Translate information about linear relationships given a table, a graph, or an equation to one of the other forms.
• Solve problems and make decisions about linear relationships using information given in tables, graphs, and equations.

Additionally students should be able to:
  • Construct tables, graphs and symbolic equations.
  • Recognize linear relationships
  • Solve an equation for an unknown.
  • Find x or y when you substitute in the other value in an equation.
  • Find the slope of a line given two points on a line or given an equation.
  • Find point of intersection of two lines given a graph, a table or two equations.
  • Find y-intercept when given an equation.
  • Be able to use and understand the vocabulary terms we have learned in class such as linear relationship, point of intersection, y-intercept, slope, coefficient, rise, run, horizontal, vertical, coordinate pair, etc.

Focus questions/ problems - students should study by reviewing & redoing the following:
  • The packet with 20 practice problems solving for x.
  • These specific sections from the Moving Straight Ahead book; Problem 1.2, Problem 1.3, Problem 3.4, Problem 3.5 & Problem 4.2.
  • The test prep practice sheets from class, Click here to access

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Investigation #3 - Working on Solving Linear Equations

Here is a 20 problem work packet on solving linear equations.  Students should work their way through this and complete it by Monday May 11th.  

Skills #1-20 Review Packet

Here is the link to the #1-20 Review Packet.  You do not have to complete every problem, but be sure to complete problems and check them in sections where you are having trouble.