In the graph below is a graph of a linear or non-linear function? The answer is nonlinear, because for a function to be linear it must be… Read more “Is the Graph of Brady’s Winning Superbowl Throw Linear or Nonlinear? – 8.F.B.5”

# Category: CommonCore

## A Bipartisan Math Problem – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.c

Hillary and Trump are raising money. Hillary can raise $700,000 in campaign money a day. Trump can raise $140,000 in a campaign money a day but has… Read more “A Bipartisan Math Problem – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.c”

## CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.C – Solve real-world and mathematical problems leading to two linear equations in two variables

The following is an example from one of my worksheets I am developing aligning with Common Core standard 8.EE.C.8.c. (That and it is a fun one about… Read more “CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.C – Solve real-world and mathematical problems leading to two linear equations in two variables”

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## Does CNN Know What Random Sample Means?

I titled this, “Does CNN Know What Random Sample Means?,” because when you conduct a poll your random sample is supposed to be representative of the population… Read more “Does CNN Know What Random Sample Means?”

## Can You Trust the Polls?

With the presidential election coming up we may be looking to the polls to try to figure out it Trump or Clinton will prevail. You may wonder,… Read more “Can You Trust the Polls?”

## An Excerpt From, “The Book of Timmy – Time to Burn Off the Bacon (8th grade).”

15) The standard: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.F.A.2 Compare properties of two functions each represented in a different way (algebraically, graphically, numerically in tables, or by verbal descriptions). The question: Timmy… Read more “An Excerpt From, “The Book of Timmy – Time to Burn Off the Bacon (8th grade).””

## Funny Thought of the Day! – HSN.RN.B.3

I just had an amusing thought. What if you had a square with an area of 5? You know the exact area of the square but you… Read more “Funny Thought of the Day! – HSN.RN.B.3”

## Rewriting Expressions with Radicals to Expressions with Rational Exponents and Simplifying – HSN.RN.A.2

Let’s say you had the following problem √(x3)and you wanted to change that to an expression with a rational exponent. Since there is no number written in… Read more “Rewriting Expressions with Radicals to Expressions with Rational Exponents and Simplifying – HSN.RN.A.2”