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# Ohio's Academic Content Standards in Mathematics

 Results 1 - 10 of 11: Return to Grade 10 Indicators Ohio Standard: Patterns, Functions and Algebra StandardGrade Level Indicator: (Grade: 10) 6. Solve equations and inequalities having rational expressions as coefficients and solutions.
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Dirt Bike Dilemma
ORC# 7696
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students discover the algorithm for solving linear programming problems and gain conceptual understanding through a real-world problem and graphing calculator applications. A 12-page activity packet, discussion questions, lesson extensions, suggestions for assessment, and prompts for teacher reflection are included....
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A Distant View: Exploring the Principles of Telescope Optics
ORC# 1504
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Resource Type: Lessons
Professional Commentary: Students see real-life applications of rational functions and the Pythagorean Theorem, as they investigate the essential concepts of how lenses work to magnify vision, and then build simple telescopes to demonstrate their understanding. Discussion questions, suggestions for assessment, additional activities, interdisciplinary connections, and Internet extensions are included in the lesson plan....
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Pizza Pi: Work Force
ORC# 1218
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students are asked to minimize the labor costs of hiring different numbers of workers for different shifts at different hourly wages in a pizza shop. Students use the graph of a system of linear inequalities to solve this linear programming problem geometrically....
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High Step Shoes: Product Mix
ORC# 1217
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students are asked to maximize profits for an athletic shoe company that produces two kinds of shoes. This is the kind of product-mix problem that occurs whenever a company produces more than one item....
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Cutting Times: Trimming Losses
ORC# 1216
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students are asked to minimize waste for a local newspaper, which must cut 48-inch rolls of paper into 25- and 21-inch rolls. Students use the graph of a system of linear inequalities to solve this linear programming problem geometrically....
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Jurassic Oil: Fuel Blending
ORC# 1215
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students are asked to minimize cost while maintaining certain criteria in the blending of two distinct types of gasoline. Students use the graph of a system of linear inequalities to solve this linear programming problem geometrically....
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Meadows or Malls?: Using Matrices to Solve Systems
ORC# 114
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students use matrices and technology to solve the Meadows or Malls problem, a linear programming problem with six variables. Students who have not done linear programming problems before are advised to begin with The Busing Problem before attempting Meadows or Malls....
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The Busing Problem: Linear Programming
ORC# 110
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students solve two linear programming problems. The first one, Researching Research Papers, involves three variables; the second, The Busing Problem, involves four variables....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 12: Substitute Values in a Formula to Get an Answer
ORC# 2081
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics