Grade 8 Mathematics Module 6, Topic A, Lesson 2

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Student Outcomes

  • Students interpret the rate of change and initial value of a line in context.
  • Students interpret slope as rate of change and relate slope to the steepness of a line and the sign of the slope, indicating that a linear function is increasing if the slope is positive and decreasing if the slope is negative.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
8.F.4 Construct a function to model a linear relationship between two quantities. Determine the rate of...
8.F.5 Describe qualitatively the functional relationship between two quantities by analyzing a graph (e.g...

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