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Algebra Applications: Inequalities, Segment 1: Hybrid Cars.

With the increasing demand worldwide for cars, the cost of gasoline continues to rise. The need for fuel-efficient cars makes hybrids a current favorite. An examination of the equations and inequalities that involve miles per gallon (mpg) for city and highway traffic reveals important information about hybrid cars and those with gasoline-powered engines. Students use the Graphs and Geometry features of the TI-Nspire.

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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.B.5, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.EE.B.4.B, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSA.REI.D.12
Duration 16.53 minutes
Grade Range 6 - 10
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities
        • Applications of Equations and Inequalities
        • Inequalities
Copyright Year 2011
Keywords algebra, inequalities, linear inequalities, hybrid cars, miles per gallon, rates