Make connections between the four representations of proportional relationships (Part 1).
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Lessons 10 and 11 pull together all the representations of proportional relationships – written description, table, graph, and equation – that students have been studying since the beginning of the unit. As needed, review any one representation that students may be stuck on, but continue to engage them in looking at multiple representations at a time in order to strengthen the connections between them.
If you need to adapt or shorten this lesson for remote learning, we suggest prioritizing Anchor Problems 1 and 3 (can be done independently). Find more guidance on adapting our math curriculum for remote learning here.
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A scientist plants a seed in a laboratory and tracks the growth of the plant. The height of the plant in centimeters is proportional to the number of days since it was planted.
Match each table to its equation.
The cost you pay for limes is proportional to the number of limes you buy. Four different stores sell limes for different amounts, as shown in the graphs, table, and equation below. Which store should you go to if you want to pay the least amount for limes? Explain your answer.
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The following resources include problems and activities aligned to the objective of the lesson that can be used to create your own problem set.
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The width of a small book measures 6 inches, or approximately 15 centimeters. You know that the relationship between inches and centimeters is proportional, but you can’t remember the conversion rate between them.
Let $$y$$ represent the number of centimeters and $$x$$ represent the number of inches. Represent the relationship in the coordinate plane below, and then write an equation that approximates the relationship between inches and centimeters.
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