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