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Stacking Paper Sequel


Finding the Equation of a Line Given Slope and a Point - 5 Stacks of Paper on a Table

This Task Is Now in a Multi-Touch Book! Grab It! Get an idea of what's inside the multi-touch book here. Or, consider accessing these interactive tasks via a series of Google Sites pages. Finding the Equation of a Line Given Slope and a Point This 3 Act Math Task is a sequel to the Stacking Paper Real World Math Problem I created a couple weeks back. In the previous task, students were asked "How many stacks of paper will it take to reach the ceiling?" That problem had a sequel that explored the scenario of stacking the paper on a table instead of on the floor in order to see if students understood the concept of the initial value/y-intercept. In this sequel, we will revisit the idea of stacking paper on the table, b...


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