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The Concept of Slope
Graphing Equations and Inequalities
Co Authors: 
Qinxia Li Xinyao Yang Howsikan Kugathasan 
Abstract:  This directed case study is designed for an intermediate algebra course, appropriate for high school mathematics and lower division college mathematics. The ideal class size for running the activity is generally between 16 and 20 students. The main objective is to help students understand the concept of the slope of a line and be able to explain the definition in an applied scenario. After completing this case study, students should be able to graph a line and linear inequality. 
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Keywords:  line, linear inequality, slope, pointslope form, yintercept 
Topical Area:  N/A 
Educational Level:  High school, Undergraduate lower division 
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Type/Method:  Directed, Discussion 
Language:  English 
Subject Headings:  Mathematics Science (General) Science Education 
Date Posted:  10/17/2016 
Date Modified:  N/A 
Copyright:  Copyright held by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Please see our usage guidelines, which outline our policy concerning permissible reproduction of this work. 
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