Mailing a Publication: Exploring Linear and Step Functions in a Real-World Context
Esther Billings, Melanie Schultz McClure
March 2005, Volume 10, Issue 7, Page 349
How the context of mailing a package was used with seventh-grade students to explore and connect the different representations of step and linear functions. Students will learn geometry concepts and algebra concepts through this hands-on, real world application.
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof
Weight / Mass