Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols.
Before the Activity
Provide each student with a copy of the attached .pdf document.
During the Activity
Students will:Use simple Boolean algebra to determine if a coordinate pair satisfies an inequality.
Extend the use of Boolean algebra to determine when one curve is greater than another in a system of inequalities.
After the Activity
Review student answers
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary