Grade 8 Mathematics Module 5, Topic A, Lesson 8

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Student Outcomes

  • Students examine the average rate of change for non-linear functions and learn that, unlike linear functions, non-linear functions do not have a constant rate of change.
  • Students determine whether an equation is linear or non-linear by examining the rate of change.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
8.F.3 Interpret the equation y = mx + b as defining a linear function, whose graph is a straight line;...

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