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Algebra 1 PARCC: a little salsa

When it comes to constraints on real-world systems, nothing does the trick like linear algebra. Here, a factory makes and packages salsa.




Algebra 1 PARCC: system of inequalities

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.


Algebra 1 PARCC: racing cars

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


Algebra 1 PARCC: rewrite polynomial

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


Algebra 1 PARCC: solve literal equation

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.