Standards of Learning (SOL)

 Essential Knowledge and Skills
• Apply the properties of real numbers and properties of equality to simplify expressions and solve equations. (a, b)
• Solve quadratic equations in one variable algebraically.  Solutions may be rational or irrational. (b)

Resources

Vocabulary
Equation, multi step, linear, quadratic, literal equations, specified, system of equations, algebraically, graphically, infinite, properties, equality, simplify, rational, irrational, substitution, elimination, ordered pair, point of intersection, concrete, pictorial, symbolic, associative, commutative, identity, inverse, distributive, multiplicative, zero product, reflexive, symmetric, transitive, parallel lines, intersect, coincide, slope, simultaneously, satisfied, set notation

Vertical Articulation

Prior Standard of Learning
8.17             The student will solve multistep linear equations in one variable with the variable on one or both sides of the equation, including practical problems that require the solution of a multistep linear equation in one variable.

Post Standard of Learning

 The student will investigate the passage of time and a) tell time to the hour and half-hour, using analog and digital clocks; and b) read and interpret a calendar.
 The student will investigate the passage of time and a) tell time to the hour and half-hour, using analog and digital clocks; and b) read and interpret a calendar.
 The student will investigate the passage of time and a) tell time to the hour and half-hour, using analog and digital clocks; and b) read and interpret a calendar.

Essential Questions

• What methods can you use to solve a quadratic equation algebraically?
• How can you solve a quadratic equation algebraically?
• What does the discriminant tell you about the solutions to a quadratic equation?