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Mathematics lessons for IB® Diploma Programme

Applications and Interpretation | Functions

Which Garage Is Better?

Students are to find the solution to a system of linear equations using technology. They are presented with two problems: music sales and parking lot fees.

Key Steps


Step 1

First, students must complete a table to determine the cost for two different parking garages over a 24 hour period.


Step 2

Students will use a system of equations to help solve the problem.


Step 3

Students will use graphing to figure out the cost for different real world parking situations.