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If you know a quantity and a time period you can make a line graph to determine the amount at any given time. Put the time on the X or horizontal axis and the quantity on the Y or vertical axis.

In this activity learn how you can use a line graph to determine the slope. The slope is the amount that each animal eats per day. Challenge yourself by using your own numbers to determine the slope.

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This course can be found in our Fundamentals of Geometry and Algebra Course

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Students enhance computational and problem-solving skills while learning topics in algebra, geometry, probability, and statistics. They solve expressions and equations in the context of perimeter, area, and volume problems while further developing computational skills with fractions and decimals. The study of plane and solid figures includes construction and transformations of figures. Also in the context of problem solving, students add, subtract, multiply, and divide positive and negative integers and solve problems involving ratios, proportions, and percents, including simple and compound interest, rates, discount, tax, and tip problems. They learn multiple representations for communicating information, such as graphs on the coordinate plane, statistical data and displays, as well as the results of probability and sampling experiments. They investigate patterns involving addition, multiplication, and exponents, and apply number theory and computation to mathematical puzzles.

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6th-8th Grade Math Activity: Line Graph Example

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