TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

MATH 8.4(A)

Math – Middle School
Grade(s): 
8
Theme: 

Proportionality

Description: 

Proportionality. The student applies mathematical process standards to explain proportional and non-proportional relationships involving slope. The student is expected to:

Specific Skill: 

Use similar right triangles to develop an understanding that slope, m, given as the rate comparing the change in y-values to the change in x-values, (y2 - y1)/ (x2 - x1), is the same for any two points (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) on the same line;