Education Technology

# Activities

• ##### Subject Area

• Math: Algebra I: Rational Functions
• Math: Algebra I: Equations and Inequalities

9-12
College

30 Minutes

• ##### Device
• TI-83 Plus Family
• TI-84 Plus
• TI-84 Plus Silver Edition

TI Connect™

• ##### Accessories

TI Connectivity Cable

• ##### Other Materials
Suggestion: Use as a lead-in to 7.5 either distribute to students right before (or at the beginning of) class, or as your lesson.

## Solve Rational Equation

#### Activity Overview

This StudyCards™ set begins with "what is an equation?" and continues with developing the connection between points on the graph of the related function and a solution to an equation. Use with Foundations for College Mathematics, ch. 7-5.

#### Before the Activity

Students should have access to either the TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus family of calculators. Download the attached StudyCard file to students' calculators.

#### During the Activity

Use this StudyCards set to answer the question, "what is an equation?" and continue with developing the connection between points on the graph of the related function and a solution to an equation.

#### After the Activity

Review student results:

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