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Learning Exercise

Material: Population Changes in a Trout Pond
Submitted by: Kurt Cogswell on Jul 23, 2004
Date Last Modified: Jul 23, 2004
Title: Real Life Linear Models
Description: This assignment was created by Mary Coyne and Linda Weber of Lincoln High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Team, Unsupervised
Topics: Scatter Plots, Slope, X and Y-Intercepts, Line of Regression
Course: Algebra, Modeling
Audience: College General Ed, High School
Prerequisites Skills: linear equations, functions, graphing
Learning Objectives: Students will develop the ability to collect data and record data in a table; represent, analyze, and generalize patterns with tables, graphs, words, and symbolic rules; model problems using various representations such as graphs, tables, and equations; and make connection among the three.

To represent situations with symbolic algebra to solve problems.
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