Math Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Linear equations

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Mississippi College & Career Readiness Standards

MS.8. Grade 8
8.EE. Expressions and Equations (EE)
Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations
8.EE.5. Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph. Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways. For example, compare a distance-time graph to a distance-time equation to determine which of two moving objects has greater speed.
8.EE.6. Use similar triangles to explain why the slope m is the same between any two distinct points on a non-vertical line in the coordinate plane; derive the equation y = mx for a line through the origin and the equation y = mx + b for a line intercepting the vertical axis at b.
8.F. Functions (F)
Define, evaluate, and compare functions
8.F.3. Interpret the equation y = mx + b as defining a linear function, whose graph is a straight line; give examples of functions that are not linear. For example, the function A = s^2 giving the area of a square as a function of its side length is not linear because its graph contains the points (1,1), (2,4) and (3,9), which are not on a straight line.
Use functions to model relationships between quantities
8.F.4. Construct a function to model a linear relationship between two quantities. Determine the rate of change and initial value of the function from a description of a relationship or from two (x, y) values, including reading these from a table or from a graph. Interpret the rate of change and initial value of a linear function in terms of the situation it models, and in terms of its graph or a table of values.
MS.CM8AI. Compacted Mathematics Grade 8 (with Algebra I)
CM8AI.A-CED. Algebra: Creating Equations (A-CED)
Create equations that describe numbers or relationships
A-CED.2. Create equations in two variables to represent relationships between quantities; graph equations on coordinate axes with labels and scales. [Note this standard appears in future courses with a slight variation in the standard language.]
CM8AI.F. Functions: Functions (F)
Define, evaluate, and compare functions
8.F.3. Interpret the equation y = mx + b as defining a linear function, whose graph is a straight line; give examples of functions that are not linear. For example, the function A = s^2 giving the area of a square as a function of its side length is not linear because its graph contains the points (1,1), (2,4) and (3,9), which are not on a straight line.
Use functions to model relationships between quantities
8.F.4. Construct a function to model a linear relationship between two quantities. Determine the rate of change and initial value of the function from a description of a relationship or from two (x, y) values, including reading these from a table or from a graph. Interpret the rate of change and initial value of a linear function in terms of the situation it models, and in terms of its graph or a table of values.
CM8AI.F-IF. Functions: Interpreting Functions (F-IF)
Interpret functions that arise in applications in terms of the context
F-IF.4. For a function that models a relationship between two quantities, interpret key features of graphs and tables in terms of the quantities, and sketch graphs showing key features given a verbal description of the relationship. Key features include: intercepts; intervals where the function is increasing, decreasing, positive, or negative; relative maximums and minimums; symmetries; end behavior; and periodicity.
F-IF.6. Calculate and interpret the average rate of change of a function (presented symbolically or as a table) over a specified interval. Estimate the rate of change from a graph.
Analyze functions using different representations
F-IF.7. Graph functions expressed symbolically and show key features of the graph, by hand in simple cases and using technology for more complicated cases.
F-IF.7.a. Graph functions (linear and quadratic) and show intercepts, maxima, and minima.
CM8AI.F-LE. Functions: Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models (F-LE)
Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems
F-LE.1. Distinguish between situations that can be modeled with linear functions and with exponential functions.
F-LE.1.a. Prove that linear functions grow by equal differences over equal intervals and that exponential functions grow by equal factors over equal intervals.
MS.CM8IM. Compacted Mathematics Grade 8 (with Integrated Math I)
CM8IM.A.CED. Algebra: Creating Equations (A-CED)
Create equations that describe numbers or relationships
A-CED.2. Create equations in two variables to represent relationships between quantities; graph equations on coordinate axes with labels and scales. [Note this standard appears in future courses with a slight variation in the standard language.]
CM8IM.F. Functions: Functions (F)
Define, evaluate, and compare functions
8.F.3. Interpret the equation y = mx + b as defining a linear function, whose graph is a straight line; give examples of functions that are not linear. For example, the function A = s^2 giving the area of a square as a function of its side length is not linear because its graph contains the points (1,1), (2,4) and (3,9), which are not on a straight line.
Use functions to model relationships between quantities
8.F.4. Construct a function to model a linear relationship between two quantities. Determine the rate of change and initial value of the function from a description of a relationship or from two (x, y) values, including reading these from a table or from a graph. Interpret the rate of change and initial value of a linear function in terms of the situation it models, and in terms of its graph or a table of values.
CM8IM.F-IF. Functions: Interpreting Functions (F-IF)
Interpret functions that arise in applications in terms of the context
F-IF.4. For a function that models a relationship between two quantities, interpret key features of graphs and tables in terms of the quantities, and sketch graphs showing key features given a verbal description of the relationship. Key features include: intercepts; intervals where the function is increasing, decreasing, positive, or negative; relative maximums and minimums; symmetries; end behavior; and periodicity.
F-IF.6. Calculate and interpret the average rate of change of a function (presented symbolically or as a table) over a specified interval. Estimate the rate of change from a graph.
Analyze functions using different representations
F-IF.7. Graph functions expressed symbolically and show key features of the graph, by hand in simple cases and using technology for more complicated cases.
F-IF.7.a. Graph functions (linear and quadratic) and show intercepts, maxima, and minima.
CM8IM.F-LE. Functions: Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models (F-LE)
Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems
F-LE.1. Distinguish between situations that can be modeled with linear functions and with exponential functions.
F-LE.1.a. Prove that linear functions grow by equal differences over equal intervals and that exponential functions grow by equal factors over equal intervals.
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