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Graph Proportional Relationships

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Common Core for Grade 8
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Examples, solutions, videos, and lessons to help Grade 8 students learn how to graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph. Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways. For example, compare a distance-time graph to a distance-time equation to determine which of two moving objects has greater speed.

Common Core: 8.EE.5

Suggested Learning Targets

  • I can determine the rate of change by the definition of slope.
  • I can graph proportional relationships.
  • I can compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways. (For example, compare a distance-time graph to a distance-time equation to determine which of the two moving objects has greater speed).
  • I can interpret the unit rate of proportional relationships as the slope of a graph.
Defining Proportional Relationships
(i) the definition of a proportional relationship
(ii) how to recognize proportional relationships when represented as a written description. Proportional Relationships as Tables and Graphs
How to recognize proportional relationships when represented as (i) tables; and (ii) graphs on the coordinate plane.



Proportional Relationships as Equations
In this lesson you will learn to understand proportional relationships by relating graphs and equations. How slope can be determined when you have a proportional relationship?
In this lesson you will learn to compare proportional relationships by comparing their unit rates. Understanding and Comparing Graphs of Proportional Data. Proportional Relationships And Graphs.

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