### Hillcrest applies quadratic equation to bottle rockets

Students at a suburban IL high school calculated how high launches took their bottle rockets during an outdoor class earlier this month.

Students at a suburban IL high school calculated how high launches took their bottle rockets during an outdoor class earlier this month.

Graphing the solution to a system of linear inequalities is likely to come up on the PARCC test in algebra 1. Are you ready?

Measures of central tendency and the spread of data, including outliers, will come into play as students take the PARCC test in algebra 1 this spring.

As the number of classes students fail goes up, so do the chances they’ll drop out, a new mathematical modeling approach has found.

Scientists from Berkeley and Mich. develop a model from a math perspective for how genes are expressed in different cells at different stages.

Creating 2 equations in 2 unknowns to describe a set of conditions is a skill algebra 1 students need if they’ll be taking the PARCC test this spring.

How would you figure out (and explain) when one car, traveling at a given speed, will overtake another car that had a head start?

Adding, multiplying, & subtracting polynomials is tested, quite thoroughly, on the PARCC algebra 1 test, used in Md. and some middle schools in IL.

What did Kellyanne Conway mean when she said the president was planning to “repeal” the Common Core State Standards?

Solving equations for a variable of interest is required in algebra 1 on the PARCC test (and in the Common Core). Students find the radius of a circular pool.