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#### Law of Sines and Cosines

This math unit from Illuminations includes two lessons which help to teach the Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines. The... see more

#### Interest Rates, FICO Scores and Loan... Interest Rates, FICO Scores and Loan Payments

This lesson helps students understand financial topics (interest rates, FICO scores and loan payments) in a mathematical... see more

#### Squares On A Triangle

This lesson will help students understand the law of cosines and the Pythagorean theorem. The material has students find... see more

#### Extra Housepayments Effect

How financial institutions use the monthly mortgage payment and mortgage amortization formulas can be a confusing concept... see more

#### Monthly Mortgage Payment

This lesson helps students to understand how home mortgages work. They will learn to substitute values into an algebraic... see more

#### Logarithms and Car Payments

This algebra lesson helps students connect how logarithms work to the real world example of financing a car. Students... see more

#### One Step at a Time

This algebra lesson from Illuminations allows students to define and practice metacognition. Sample word problems and... see more

#### The Devil and Daniel Webster

This lesson from Illuminations helps illustrate recursive sequences. The interdisciplinary lesson uses elements from the... see more

#### Which Airline is Best?

With this algebra lesson, students will gather data about different airlines, including flight delays, mishandled baggage... see more

#### Venn Diagrams and Logic

This math lesson from Illuminations uses Venn diagrams to illustrate direct, indirect and transitive reasoning. Students... see more

#### Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

This algebra lesson demonstrates exponential growth and decay. The document includes three different ways in which... see more

#### Linear Function Applied to Flight... Linear Function Applied to Flight Distance

This lesson helps students further their understanding of linear functions by applying the material to a real-world... see more

#### There Has to Be a System for This... There Has to Be a System for This Sweet Problem

This algebra lesson from Illuminations lets students gain experience solving problems using systems of equations. The... see more

#### Making Sense of Percent... Making Sense of Percent Concentrations: Mix It Up

This unit from Illuminations includes activities that help students explore percent concentrations. Two lessons are... see more

#### Logarithms and the Richter Scale

This lesson involves using logarithms as used in the Richter Scale, which identifies the magnitude of earthquakes. The... see more

#### Shedding Light on the Subject

This algebra unit from illuminations provides an in depth exploration of exponential models in context. The model of... see more

#### Modeling Orbital Debris Problems

This algebra lesson from Illuminations helps students develop their understanding of mathematical functions and modeling... see more

#### Too Hot To Handle, Too Cold To Enjoy

This algebra lesson from Illuminations helps students learning to graph real world data. Students will collect, graph and... see more

#### Varying Motion

This algebra lesson helps students understand the relationship between the shape of a graph and the movement of an... see more

This math lesson from Illuminations introduces students to the various costs associated with owning a car. The material... see more

#### Successive Discounts

This lesson uses the example of successive discounts at a retail store to demonstrate numeric, algebraic, and graphical... see more

#### Illuminations: Math Lessons

To some the mere thought of "Illuminations" may bring to mind Walter Benjamin's classic work, and still others may... see more

#### On Top of the World

This interdisciplinary math lesson from Illuminations may be used in conjunction with geography education. Students will... see more

#### Light It Up

This math lesson from Illuminations helps students understand rational functions. The material uses the real-world... see more