Discovering Algebra: An Investigative Approach

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1: Data Exploration

1.1: Bar Graphs and Dot Plots

Line Plots

1.2: Summarizing Data with Measures of Center

Describing Data Using Statistics
Mean, Median and Mode

1.3: Five-Number Summaries and Box Plots

Constructing Box-and-Whisker Plots

1.4: Histograms and Stem-and-Leaf Plots

Stem-and-Leaf Plots

1.6: Two-Variable Data

Distance-Time Graphs
Scatter Plots - Activity A

2: Proportional Reasoning and Variation

2.1: Proportions

Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
Proportions and Common Multipliers

2.2: Capture-Recapture

Estimating Population Size

2.4: Direct Variation

Direct Variation

2.5: Inverse variation

Direct and Inverse Variation

3: Linear Equations

3.1: Recursive Sequences

Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences

3.2: Linear Plots

Linear Functions
Using Tables, Rules and Graphs

3.3: Time-Distance Relationships

Distance-Time Graphs

3.4: Linear Equations and the Intercept Form

Point-Slope Form of a Line - Activity A

3.5: Linear equations and Rate of Change

Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs

3.6: Solving Equations Using the Balancing Method

Modeling One-Step Equations - Activity B
Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations

4: Fitting a Line to Data

4.1: A formula for Slope

Slope - Activity A
Slope - Activity C

4.2: Writing a Linear Equation to Fit Data

Lines of Best Fit Using Least Squares - Activity A
Solving Using Trend Lines

4.3: Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation

Point-Slope Form of a Line - Activity A

5: Systems of Equations and Inequalities

5.1: Solving Systems of Equations

Modeling Linear Systems - Activity B
Solving Linear Systems by Graphing

5.3: Solving Systems of Equations Using Eliminations

Systems of Linear Equations - Activity A

5.5: Inequalities in One Variable

Solving Inequalities Using Multiplication and Division
Solving Linear Inequalities using Addition and Subtraction

5.6: Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables

Linear Inequalities in Two Variables - Activity A

5.7: Systems of Inequalities

Systems of Linear Inequalities (Slope-intercept form) - Activity A

6: Exponents and Exponential Models

6.1: Recursive Routines

Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Drug Dosage
Dye Elimination

6.3: Multiplication and Exponents

Exponents and Power Rules
Multiplying Exponential Expressions

6.5: Looking Back with Exponents

Dividing Exponential Expressions

6.7: Fitting Exponential Models to Data

Exponential Growth and Decay - Activity A

6.8: Activity Day: Decreasing Exponential Models and Half-Life


7: Functions

7.1: Secret Codes

Introduction to Functions

7.2: Functions and Graphs

Using Tables, Rules and Graphs

7.3: Graphs of Real-World Situations

Food Chain
Photosynthesis Lab
Roller Coaster Physics

7.6: Squares, Squaring, and Parabolas

Quadratics in Vertex Form - Activity A

8: Transformations

8.1: Translating Points


8.2: Translating Graphs

Translating and Scaling Functions

8.3: Reflecting Points and Graphs

Reflections of a Linear Function

8.4: Stretching and Shrinking Graphs

Translating and Scaling Functions

8.6: Introduction to Rational Functions

General Form of a Rational Function
Rational Functions

8.7: Transformations with Matrices


9: Quadratic Models

9.2: Finding the Roots and the Vertex

Quadratics in Vertex Form - Activity A

9.3: From vertex to General Form

Quadratics in Polynomial Form - Activity A

9.4: Factored Form

Modeling the Factorization of ax2+bx+c
Modeling the Factorization of x2+bx+c
Quadratics in Factored Form

9.5: Activity Day: Projectile Motion

Golf Range!
Shoot the Monkey!

9.7: The Quadratic Formula

Roots of a Quadratic

9.8: Cubic Functions

Cubic Function Activity

10: Probability

10.2: Probability Outcomes and Trials

Probability Simulations
Theoretical and Experimental Probability

10.3: Random Outcomes

Geometric Probability - Activity A

10.4: Counting Techniques

Permutations and Combinations

10.5: Multiple-Stage Experiments

Binomial Probabilities
Compound Independent Events
Compound Independent and Dependent Events

11: Introduction to Geometry

11.4: The Pythagorean Theorem

Geoboard: The Pythagorean Theorem
Pythagorean Theorem - Activity A

11.5: Operations with Roots

Operations with Radical Expressions
Simplifying Radicals - Activity A

11.6: A Distance Formula

Distance Formula - Activity A

11.7: Similar Triangles and Trigonometric Functions

Similarity in Right Triangles
Sine and Cosine Ratios - Activity A
Sine, Cosine and Tangent

11.8: Trigonometry

Cosine Function
Sine Function
Tangent Function
Unit Circle

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