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

`Vocabulary`