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Algebra Sense

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Number Sense and Number Theory
 Select the best estimate for the coordinate of a given point on a number line
 Identifying the opposite of a rational number
 Square Root
 Using exponents to simplify a monomial written in expanded form
 Order a given set of rational numbers (fractional and decimal notations)
 Identify the reciprocal of a rational number
 Ratios and Proportions representing real world data
 Apply the concept of slope to represent rate of change in a real world situation
 Apply the concept of slope to represent rate of change in a real world situation
Estimation, Measurement and Computation
 Applying order of operation with integers using no more than two sets of grouping symbols and exponents 1 and 2
 Calculating rate involving cost per unit to determine the best buy
 Selecting a reasonable solution for a real world division problem in which the remainder must be considered
 Adding and subtracting algebraic expressions
 Multiplying 2 polynomials with each factor having no more than 2 terms
 Using estimation to determine a reasonable solution to a tedious arithmetic computation
 Select the area representation for a given product of 2 one-variable binomials with positive constants and coefficients
Patterns, Functions, and Algebraic Thinking
 Extending a geometric pattern
 Numerical Patterns
 Translating a verbal expression into an algebraic expression in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
 Evaluating a first degree algebraic expression given values for one or more variables
 Solving 1 and 2 step linear equations using integers with coefficients and constants
 Selecting the algebraic notation which generalizes the pattern represented by data in a given table
 Translating a verbal sentence into an algebraic equation
 Selecting a graph that represents a given linear function expressed in slope intercept form
 Solving multi-step linear equations (more than 2 steps, variables on only one side of the equation)
 Solving multi-step linear equations (more than 2 steps, variables on both sides of the equation)
 Solving multi-step linear equations (more than 2 steps, one set of parentheses on each side of the equation)
 Selecting the linear graph that models the given real-world situation described in a narrative (no data set given)
 Selecting the linear graph that models the given real-world situation described in a tabular set of data
 Evaluating an algebraic expression given values for one or more variables using grouping symbols and/or exponents less than four
 Determining the slope from the graph of a linear equation (no labeled points)
 Appling the concept of rate of change to solve real world situations
 Selecting the appropriate graphical representation of a given linear inequality
 Selecting the non-linear graph that models real world situations or vise versa
 Identify the graphical representation of the solution to a one variable inequality on a number line
 Solving multi-step inequalities in a real world situation
 Recognize the graphical transformation that occurs when coefficients and/or constants of the corresponding linear equations are changed
 Determine the domain and/or range of a function represented by the graph of real world situations
 Selecting the system of equations that could be used to solve a given real world problem
 Finding the solution to a quadratic equation in standard form (integral solutions & a leading coefficient of one)
 Selecting the solution to a quadratic equation in graphic form (integral solutions & a leading coefficient of one)
 Select one of the factors (x+3) of a quadratic equation (integral solutions and a leading coefficient of one)
 Selecting the discriminant of a quadratic equation (integral solutions and a leading coefficient of one)
Statistics and Probability
 Identify ordered pairs in a coordinate plane
 Determine the mean of a given set of data
 Interpret bar graphs representing real world data
 Interpret circle graphs representing real world data
 Choose the matching linear graph given a set of ordered pairs
 Making a prediction from the graph of a real-world data set
 Determine the median for a given set of data
 Apply principles of permutations and combinations in real world situations
 Understand the theory behind permutations and combinations
Spatial Sense and Geometric Concepts
 Estimate the area of irregular geometric figures on a grid
 Applying the given formula to determine area or perimeter of a rectangle
 Applying the given formula to determine area of a circle
 Applying the given formula to determine circumference of a circle
 Applying the given formula to determine volume of a rectangular solid
 Apply Pythagorean Theorem to a real life problem illustrated by a diagram
 Apply proportion and the concepts of similar triangle to find the length of a missing side of a triangle
 Calculate the distance between 2 points given the Pythagorean Theorem and the distance formula
 

Each lesson taught by National Board Certified instructor in mathematics: Nicole Burgess of Metropolitan Nashville Public School System. Debbie Bunnell, media specialist at Barren County Middle School, creator of each DVD through filming and editing.

Contact Information

Nicole Burgess
Hume Fogg Academic High School
700 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
615-291-6300
Debbie Bunnell
Barren County Middle School
555 Trojan Trail
Glasgow, KY 42141
 
ALGEBRA SENSE
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Nashville, TN
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