This lesson introduces students to Activity Center and the use of symbolic algebra to represent real world situations.
Students will use Activity Center to contribute equations that model a linear relationship and then use a class average best fit line to solve problems.
Before the Activity
Set up your TI-Navigator System
Make sure you are familiar with the basic functions of TI-Navigator: Send to Class, Collect from Class, Screen Capture, Quick Poll, and Activity Center
Review the attached .pdf
Download the activity resource files to your computer
During the Activity
Use symbolic algebra to represent situations and to solve problems, especially those that involve linear relationships
After the Activity
Assess your students' understanding by using Send to Class, LearningCheck™ and Class Analysis.