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Session 1 Solutions: Algebraic Thinking
 

In this initial session, we will explore algebraic thinking first by developing a definition of what it means to think algebraically, then by using algebraic thinking skills to make sense of different situations.
Note 1

In This Session:

Part A:

A Framework for Algebraic Thinking

Part B:

Reasoning About Situations

Part C:

Qualitative Graphs

Homework


 
Learning Objectives

In this session, we will introduce you to mathematical thinking tools and algebraic ideas. You will:

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Decide how to describe and represent situations through pictures, charts, graphs, or words

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Interpret and draw conclusions from graphs

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Create graphs to match written descriptions of real-life situations


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Throughout the session you will be prompted to view short video segments. In addition to these excerpts, you may choose to watch the full-length video of this session.

Keyterms  

New in This Session:

 

algebraic ideas
axes
mathematical thinking tools
representation

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