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Learning Exercise: Real Life Linear Models

Real Life Linear Models
This assignment was created by Mary Coyne and Linda Weber of Lincoln High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Course: Algebra, Modeling


Submitted by:
Kurt Cogswell
Date Last Modified:
July 23, 2004




  • College General Ed
  • High School


Scatter Plots, Slope, X and Y-Intercepts, Line of Regression


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.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Team
  • Unsupervised