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4434Choose Your Best Way Lesson
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Lesson focuses on how mathematic models help to solve real problems and are realized in computers. Students work in teams to build a graph model of their city map while learning how mathematic models work. Student should be encouraged to use this model to solve real problems.Balancing Equations
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This is a technology rich lesson plan that can be used in a mathematics class to explore balancing equations.Goal Directed Instructional Design Plan Using Math Playground Algebra Equations Web App
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This is a Goal Directed Instructional Design Plan created to be used with the Algebra Equation web app at MathPlayground.com.Applying System of Equations to a real-world situation
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The students will use their knowledge of writing a system of linear equations and graphing linear equations to determine the best option when deciding to purchase a season ski pass or a day ski pass. The students will need to have prior knowledge of what the solution to a system of equations means in order to interpret their findings.Algebra Lesson Plan
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This lesson plan is appropriate for Middle and High school students. It involves building algebraic equations with with a java application and then using the java application to help you solve them.Decimal Operation Story Problems
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In this lesson students will create and solve decimal operation story problems. Students will use the Internet to research decimals in real-world situations in order to create their own story problems. This lesson encourages a great amount of collaboration among students and also provides opportunities for students to practice the concepts within the lesson plan.Mathematics Lesson Plan for Finding Tax, Tip and Total at a Restaurant
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Here is a lesson plan and assignment to teach students the concept of finding percent of a number through the application of finding tax, tip, and total at a restaurant. This lesson allows students to use the Internet to search for a restaurant menu, create a meal, then calculate the final cost of their total bill.Fractions, Decimals, and Percents Stand Alone
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This is a Stand Alone Powerpoint on Fractions, Decimals, and Percents. It is intended for fifth grader learners, after the learn about the connection between fractions, decimals, and percents. This can be used a review.Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
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This technology-rich lesson plan helps high school students understand the concepts of simple and compounding interest. Students have the opportunity to learn about these concepts and how they relate to credit cards, bank loans, and investing.Menu Math
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This is a lesson created for fifth grade, but can be modified to fit other grade levels. The assignment is based on a real world task of ordering food and following a budget. The objective is for students to compute the total of the dinner without using a calculator. The lesson outlines all of the steps necessary for this assignment.