What does "steeper" mean? What does "faster" mean? And how do these ideas connect to the idea of linear functions?

This 3-part series explores these questions and helps students to understand why we divide when computing slope and what proportional correspondence has to do with it all!

Steeper, Faster, Division, and Slope

Created on 2/20/2015 by Scott Adamson

What does "steeper" mean? What does "faster" mean? And how do these ideas connect to the idea of linear functions?

This 3-part series explores these questions and helps students to understand why we divide when computing slope and what proportional correspondence has to do with it all!

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7.RP.A.1 7.RP.A.2 7.RP.A.2b 7.RP.A.2c 7.RP.A.2d 8.F.A.1 8.F.A.3 8.F.B.4
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MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8
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