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Algebra 1: Two Variable Linear Equations
by Texas Instruments - Action Consequence Lesson

Published on November 29, 2011

Objectives

  • Students will recognize what it means for an ordered pair to be a solution to a linear equation in two variables.
  • Students will use appropriate tools strategically (CCSS Mathematical Practices).
  • Students will look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning (CCSS Mathematical Practices).

Vocabulary

  • Linear equation
  • Solution
  • Solve
  • Variable

About the Lesson

This lesson involves finding the solution set for a linear equation in two variables written in the form y = mx + b. Students will plot points that make a linear equation in the form y = mx + b true and examine the relationship among those points.