Movement with Functions: Lesson 2
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Movement with Functions: Lesson 2

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A common problem when students learn about the slope-intercept equation y = mx + b is that they mechanically substitute for m and b without understanding their meaning. This lesson is intended to provide students with a method for understanding that m is a rate of change and b is the value when x = 0. This kinesthetic activity allows students to form a physical interpretation of slope and y-intercept by running across a football field. Students will be able to verbalize the meaning of the... More
Material Type: Development Tool
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: May 20, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 20, 2010
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Keywords: linear equations, table of values

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Language: English
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