`The Standards for Mathematical Practice`

emphasize sense-making, reasoning,

and critical reasoning. M any

features in Pear son A l g eb r a 1

provide opportunities for you o

to d e ve lo p these skills

and dispositions.

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graph each equation and find the intersection point, if one exists.

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equations for the sam e line are equivalent

Graph Forms

Sl o p e- l n t er cep t Fo r m

y = mx + b

y = -h + 6

Po in t - Slo p e Fo r m

y - yi = m{x- Jr,)

y-4 = —§ ( x - 3 )

St a n d a r d Fo r m

Ax + By = C

2x + 3y = 18

`A Tak e Not e box highlights key concepts`

in a lesson. Y o u c a n use these b o x e s to re v ie w

concepts throughout the year.

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making sense of the concepts that are

being presented. The Esse n t i a l

Understandings help you build

a fram ew ork for the Big Ideas.

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