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Inequalities on the Number Line

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Inequalities on the Number Line


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In this Desmos activity, students explore linear inequalities and make connections among multiple representations (including algebraic expressions, verbal statements, number line graphs, and solution sets). There are a series of 3 videos available to fully teach this concept. The videos are labeled "Inequalities on the Number Line," "Compound Inequalities on the Number Line," and "Absolute Value Inequalities on the Number Line." This activity should be used to help teach a lesson on solving linear inequalities. This Desmos activity offers sample student responses and a teacher guide.

Content Standard(s):
MA2015 (2016)
Grade: 9-12
Algebra I
17 ) Solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable, including equations with coefficients represented by letters. [A-REI3]

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
M.AAS.A.HS.17- Solve an equation of the form ax + b = c where a, b, and c are positive whole numbers and the solution, x, is a positive whole number to represent a real-world problem.

Tags: graphing inequalities, inequalities, linear inequalities
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