Interpreting Slope and Intercept to Solve Problems

Standard 8.SP.3 Use the equation of a linear model to solve problems in the context of bivariate measurement data, interpreting the slope and intercept. For example, in a linear model for a biology experiment, interpret a slope of 1.5 cm/hr as meaning that an additional hour of sunlight each day is associated with an additional 1.5 cm in mature plant height. (GAISE Model, steps 3 and 4)

Vocabulary for this standard:
EngageNY lesson link – This appears in the sixth module of the EngageNY curriculum.
Quick thoughts:
A base is a number or expression being multiplied in an exponent
An exponent is a number that describes how many times to use the number in a multiplication.
A coefficient is a number used to multiply a variable.
A negative exponent expresses that the base is the denominator of a fraction instead of the numerator
The multiplicative property of exponents says that when you multiply powers with the same base you just have to add the exponents
The division property of exponents says that when you divide powers with the same base you just have to subtract the exponents
The power of a power property says that when you raise an exponent to another power, you just have to multiply the exponents
Vocab
  • Kahoot
  • Quizizz
  • Quizlet
Instruction:
  • Desmos
Drills:
  • Quizizz
  • Kahoot
  • Formative
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