Education Technology

Linear Programming and the Inequalz App

Published on 07/19/2005

Activity Overview

This activity uses the Inequality Graphing Application to take some of the frustration out of linear programming.
It allows students to concentrate on the important part of the lesson, so they can learn the basic concepts with greater depth.

Before the Activity

Students should have access to either the TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus family of calculators.

During the Activity

Attached you will find an instruction sheet on how to use the application to solve linear programming problmes. You may choose to pick other problems from your text.

After the Activity

Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary