Liberal Arts Mathematics

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1: Introduction to Problem Solving and mathematical models

1.2: The Classroom

Finding Patterns
Pattern Flip (Patterns)

1.4: Proportional Reasoning

Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
Estimating Population Size
Geometric Probability - Activity A
Proportions and Common Multipliers

1.5: Fuel Economy

Road Trip (Problem Solving)

1.6: Florida Heat

Introduction to Functions
Using Tables, Rules and Graphs

1.8: Mathematical Modeling

Pendulum Clock

1.9: Fund-Raiser Revisited

Solving Equations By Graphing Each Side

1.10: Leasing a Copier

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

1.11: Comparing Energy Costs

Solving Formulas for any Variable

1.14: Heating Schedule

Translating and Scaling Functions

2: Linear Function Models and Problem Solving

2.1: How Fast Did You Lose

Scatter Plots - Activity A
Slope - Activity A
Slope - Activity C

2.2: The Snowy Tree Cricket

Linear Functions
Slope-Intercept Form of a Line - Activity A

2.4: Skateboard Heaven

Standard Form of a Line

2.5: Family of Functions

Reflections of a Linear Function
Translating and Scaling Functions

2.7: Housing prices

Point-Slope Form of a Line - Activity A

2.8: Body Fat Percentage

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

2.11: Business Checking Account

Modeling Linear Systems - Activity A
Solving Linear Systems by Graphing
Systems of Linear Equations - Activity A

2.12: Modeling a Business

Modeling Linear Systems - Activity A

2.14: How Long Can You Live

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

2.15: Will Trees Grow

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

3: Problem Solving with Quadratic and the Power Function Models

3.2: Baseball and the Sears Tower

Freefall Laboratory

3.3: The Shot Put

Golf Range!

3.5: Sir Isaac Newton

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

3.6: Ups and Downs

Roots of a Quadratic

3.8: Thunderstorm

Direct Variation

3.10: Volume of Storage Tank

Dividing Exponential Expressions
Exponents and Power Rules
Multiplying Exponential Expressions

4: Modeling with Exponential Functions

4.1: Going Shopping

Percents and Proportions

4.2: Take and Additional 20% Off

Percent of Change

4.3: Inflation

Exponential Growth and Decay - Activity A

4.4: The Summer Job

Exponential Functions - Activity A

4.5: Cell Phones


5: Using Geometric models to Solve Problems

5.1: Walking around

Circle: Circumference and Area
Fido's Flower Bed (Perimeter and Area)

5.3: Walking around, Revisited

Area of Parallelograms - Activity A

5.4: How Big is That Circle?

Circle: Circumference and Area

5.5: A New pool and Other Home Improvements

Surface and Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders
Surface and Lateral Area of Pyramids and Cones

5.6: How Big Is That Angle?

Classifying Triangles
Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles
Triangle Inequalities

5.7: How about Pythagoras?

Geoboard: The Pythagorean Theorem

5.8: Not Exactly the Same

Perimeters and Areas of Similar Figures
Similar Polygons

5.10: Painting Your Way through the Summer

Surface and Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders
Surface and Lateral Area of Pyramids and Cones

5.11: Truth in Labeling

Prisms and Cylinders - Activity A

5.12: Analyzing on Ice Cream Cone

Pyramids and Cones - Activity A

5.14: Math in Art

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)
Holiday Snowflake Designer
Quilting Bee (Symmetry)
Rock Art (Transformations)

6: Problem Solving with Graphical and Statistical Models

6.2: Bald Eagle Population

Mascot Election (Pictographs and Bar Graphs)

6.3: Florida Demographics

Graphing Skills

6.4: The Class Survey

Stem-and-Leaf Plots

6.5: The Class Survey Continued

Mean, Median and Mode
Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

6.7: Sampling a Population

Polling: City

6.8: Highway Proposal: yes or No?

Polling: Neighborhood

6.11: A Switch Decision

Box-and-Whisker Plots

6.12: What Is Normal?

Populations and Samples

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