Algebra 1 Common Core Student Edition, Grade 8-9

(Marvins-Underground-K-12) #1

So l v i n g Pr obl em s

Pearson Algebra 1 Common Core Edition includes many opportunities

to b u ild on a n d strengthen y o u r p ro b le m -s o lv in g a bilities. In each

chapter, you'll w ork through a m ulti-part Perform ance Task.

Number of Marbles, x Water (cm), Height of y

C om m on Core P erform ance Task
Marbles in Water
Have you noticed that dropping objects Into a glass of water raises the water level? The diagram and table below show what happens to the height of the water in a
certain glass when different numbers of identical marbles are dropped into it.

On the Ch ap t er O p en er ,
you'll be introduced to the chapter
Per f o r m an ce Task. You'll
start to m ake sense o f the problem and
th ink a b o u t solution plans.

Task Description
Predict the number of marbles you need to drop in the glass to raise the water level to the top of the glass.

Hi, I'm Maya. These
Co m m o n Co r e
Per f o r m an ce Task s
will help you become
a pr of icient problem
so l v er.

Linear Functions

Chapter Preview5-1 Rate of Change and Slope
5-2 Direct Variation5-3 SI ope-Intercept Form
5-4 Polnt-Slope Form5-5 Standard Form
5-6 Parallel and Perpendicular lines5-7 Scatter Ploti and Trend Unes
5-8 Graphing Absolute Value Functions

Co m m o n Co r e Pe r f o r m an c e Task
Marbles in Water

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