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Y-Intercept & Slope Intercept Form – April 4th/5th

See how the slope and y-intercept change the graph of an equation of a line.

Directions:

  • For this Slope Slider activity, you will be working with the graph of a linear equation. Moving the purple bar at the bottom of the page will change the value of the slope. Moving the green bar at the bottom of the page will change the value of the y-intercept.
  • After you are finished experimenting, answer the following questions:
    1. What happens to the graph as the purple number, or slope, becomes larger?
    2. What happens to the graph as the purple number, or slope, becomes smaller?
    3. What happens to the graph as the purple number, or slope, is positive?
    4. What happens to the graph as the purple number, or slope, is negative?
    5. What happens to the graph as the purple number, or slope, is zero?
    6. What happens to the graph as the green number, or y-intercept, becomes smaller?
    7. What happens to the graph as the green number, or y-intercept, becomes larger?
    8. What happens to the graph as the green number, or y-intercept, is zero?

Algebra vs. The Cockroaches

Directions:

  • Watch the instructions before playing the game!
  • The cockroaches will move along a straight line.  Your mission is to find the equation of the line in slope-intercept form.
  • Once you have lost the game, click on the report button at the top of the page and enter your name where it says “player”.  Then, click print and save as PDF.  To save as a PDF, click OK for Page Setup, then click the PDF drop down menu, then save as PDF.  Please email this PDF to tracey.hollingsworth@gmail.com.

Click here to play the game.

Today’s Notes:  Y-Intercept & Slope-Intercept Form Notes

Today’s Homework Packet:  Homework Packet

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Posted by on April 4, 2011 in MBMS

 

Slope – March 30th/31st

Today’s Notes:  Slope Presentation Notes

Today’s Homework:

  • Slope Handout
  • Slope “Person” Drawing – Must have a labeled positive, negative, zero, and undefined line.
 
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Posted by on March 30, 2011 in MBMS

 

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