Category Archives: Straight Line Graphs

Gradient Slope Intercept Form

Image Source: Google Images Babies usually follow a straight line of increasing body length as they start growing. This baby was born 20 inches long (y-intercept), and has been growing at a rate of a 1/4 inch per week. There … Continue reading

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Coordinates Bingo Game

Graphics Sourced from Google Images This fun game teaches students to get very good at plotting (x,y) points, as well as reading points on the Cartesian Plane, and it is lots of fun. The game was developed here at Passy’s … Continue reading

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X and Y Intercepts

Image Source: http://www.geograph.org.uk In this lesson we look at Straight Line Graphs in relation to X and Y Intercepts. This includes understanding what “Intercepts” are in terms of their similarity to Road and Rail Crossings and Intersections. We then look … Continue reading

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Gradient Slope Formula

Image Source: http://pictures.4ever.eu The Gradient Slope of the Snowboard Jump Ramp in the photo above, would need to be created at the correct incline to give the Snowboarder sufficient height to complete his aerial acrobatics. Obviously some basic mathematical calculations … Continue reading

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Rocket Science and Cars

Image Source: http://image.popularhotrodding.com This lesson is a quick look at Rocket Science and Cars. It is all about Acceleration. A normal car engine provides steady straight line acceleration for the car to overtake other vehicles. There is a particular steepness … Continue reading

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