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Ch 6: Mathematical Modeling: Precalculus Lesson Plans

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The Mathematical Modeling chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach students to solve real-life problems using mathematical models 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 Mathematical Modeling 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.

DayTopic Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Algebraic expressions for geometric figures Writing expressions for two-dimensional geometric figures
Tuesday Linear models Writing and evaluating linear models; independent and dependent variables
Wednesday Breakeven points Using linear equations to find a breakeven point
Thursday Market equilibrium Using linear equations to determine market equilibrium
Friday Quadratic models Finding minimum and maximum values using quadratic models

5 Lessons in Chapter 6: Mathematical Modeling: Precalculus Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Writing & Evaluating Algebraic Expressions for Two-Dimensional Geometric Figures

1. Writing & Evaluating Algebraic Expressions for Two-Dimensional Geometric Figures

Learning more about algebraic expressions and geometric figures will help you solve problems that occur in your life. In this lesson, you will use the perimeter of a two-dimensional geometric shape to solve a real-world problem.

Writing & Evaluating Real-Life Linear Models: Process & Examples

2. Writing & Evaluating Real-Life Linear Models: Process & Examples

You make decisions about budgeting and other financial issues using linear models without even realizing it. Learn how to write and evaluate linear models.

Applying Systems of Linear Equations to Breakeven Point: Steps & Example

3. Applying Systems of Linear Equations to Breakeven Point: Steps & Example

Businesses use breakeven points to determine price and sell products. Learn how to use systems of linear equations with revenue and cost functions to find the breakeven point.

Applying Systems of Linear Equations to Market Equilibrium: Steps & Example

4. Applying Systems of Linear Equations to Market Equilibrium: Steps & Example

Businesses use market equilibrium to determine price and sell products. Learn how to use systems of linear equations to find market equilibrium in this video lesson. Review what you know with a short quiz!

Using Quadratic Models to Find Minimum & Maximum Values: Definition, Steps & Example

5. Using Quadratic Models to Find Minimum & Maximum Values: Definition, Steps & Example

Minimum and maximum values are found in parabolas that open up or down. In this lesson, learn how to find the minimum and maximum values algebraically and graphically.

Chapter Practice 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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