Bring inquiry-based learning to your Algebra classroom with this scaffolded worksheet! Students will have the opportunity to explore solving systems of linear equations through real world situations and will end with a firm conceptual understanding of the topic. This self-guided activity is designed to replace traditional notes, PowerPoint slides, or lecture-based teaching in your lesson. Students can complete the handout individually or in cooperative learning groups. Meanwhile, you’ll be free to circulate and act as a resource to push your students’ thinking to new heights! Answer key provided!
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Common Core Standards Focus:
This activity covers CCSS Math standard [HSA-REI.C.6] Solve systems of linear equations exactly and approximately (e.g. with graphs), focusing on pairs of linear equations in two variables. Have fun!
Necessary Prerequisite Skills:
graphing linear equations, identifying points on a graph