Ch 2: Linear Equations and Inequalities: Business Math Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Linear Equations and Inequalities chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach how to define and solve a linear equation in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Linear Equations and Inequalities chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

DayTopicsKey Terms and Concepts Covered
MondayDefining and Writing Linear EquationsSlope-intercept form of linear equations; instructions for writing linear equations
TuesdayLinear Equations: Graphing, Intercepts and Standard FormForms of linear equations; use of the slope-intercept or standard form to graph a linear equation
WednesdayDefinition of Inequalities Explanation and application of an inequality; explanation and graphing of 2-variable inequalities
ThursdaySolving Simultaneous or Systems of Linear EquationsMethods for solving linear equations; use of tables showing constraints and values and definition of a coefficient in relation to linear equations
FridayExtrapolation and Interpolation with Line GraphsUse of a line graph to extrapolate values; interpolation of data points

6 Lessons in Chapter 2: Linear Equations and Inequalities: Business Math Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is a Linear Equation?

1. What is a Linear Equation?

Most cars won't be able to run for more than 250,000 miles, so how much longer will your car live? Linear Equations are the most basic kind of algebraic function and can help you answer questions exactly like this. Learn about what they look like, how they come up in your life and why they are powerful tools.

How to Write a Linear Equation

2. How to Write a Linear Equation

Simply knowing how to take a linear equation and graph it is only half of the battle. You should also be able to come up with the equation if you're given the right information.

Linear Equations: Intercepts, Standard Form and Graphing

3. Linear Equations: Intercepts, Standard Form and Graphing

Do you know what to do if an equation doesn't look like y=mx+b?! If not, then this video is for you. Chances are the equation is in standard form, so we'll learn how to use standard form equations, how to graph them and why they can be helpful.

What is an Inequality?

4. What is an Inequality?

Deciding how to spend your money can be a tricky thing. Should you save it, invest it, or enjoy it? Learn how inequalities can help you make your decision!

Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations

5. Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations

In this video lesson, you will learn how to solve simultaneous linear equations or a system of linear equations. Learn the steps you need to take to solve any such system using the Gaussian elimination method.

Extrapolation & Interpolation with Line Graphs

6. Extrapolation & Interpolation with Line Graphs

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to interpolate and extrapolate a line graph based on just a few points. You will be able to provide data points that haven't been given to you.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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