Algebra & Functions
Core Ideas
 Understand relations and functions, analyze mathematical situations, and use models to solve problems involving quantity and change
 Represent, analyze, and generalize a variety of relations and functions with tables, graphs, and words
 Use symbolic algebra to represent situations and to solve linear equations
 Model and solve contextualized problems using various representations, such as graphs, tables, and equations
MARS Tasks
Gym
A Number Pattern


Core Ideas
 Understand relations and functions, analyze mathematical situations, and use models to solve problems involving quantity and change
 Represent, analyze, and generalize a variety of functions including linear and simple exponential relationships
 Relate and compare different forms of representation for a relationship including words, tables, graphs in the coordinate plane, and symbols
 Express mathematical relationships using expressions and equations
 Develop conceptual understanding of different uses of variables
 Use symbolic algebra to represent situations to solve problems
 Identify and describe situations with constant or varying rates of change and compare them
MARS Tasks
Odd Numbers

Core Ideas
 Understand relations and functions, analyze mathematical situations, and use models to solve problems involving quantity and change
 Identify functions as linear or nonlinear, and contrast their properties from tables, graphs, or equations
 Explore relationships between symbolic expressions and graphs of lines, paying particular attention to the meaning of intercept and slope
 Recognize and generate equivalent forms of simple algebraic expressions and solve linear equations
 Model and solve contextualized problems involving inequalities
 Use graphs to analyze the nature of changes on quantities in linear relationships
 Recognize, represent and solve contextualized problems involving polynomials and their factors
MARS Tasks
The Cog Railway
Picking Apples





