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TAKS: Parallel or Perpendicular? How Can You Tell?

Activity Overview

Students will use changes with window settings to understand TAKS questions that require recognizing equations of parallel or perpendicular lines.

Before the Activity

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During the Activity

Follow the procedures outlined in the Activity. Students will be able to adjust the window to match the graphs of lines parallel or perpendicular to a given graph or equation

After the Activity

Review student answers. As a class, discuss questions that arise during the activity. Re-teach concepts as necessary.