Vertical and horizontal lines provide an excellent context for understanding slope, y-intercept, and function concepts.
This mission is aligned with Common Core State Standards: 8.F.B.4
The fun stuff:
The magical genies return, and this time they are gonna surprise you! Important comparisons of vertical and horizontal lines with more typical linear functions. Great prep for domain and range!
The zip file includes:
★The mission. (8 pages).
★A two-page Quick Start guide for teachers. Detailed and helpful!
★Selected Answers in pdf form.
★Selected Answers online, password protected. For students to correct at home!
The mission includes:
•Models that result in horizontal and vertical lines.
•Tables and graphs for these lines.
•Comparing lines with non-zero slopes, with no slope, and with a slope of 0.
•Comparing x and y intercepts for those three scenarios.
•Carefully crafted practice with finding equations for lines, including horizontal and vertical.
•Writing equations for lines to fit a description.
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