Missouri Learning Standards
MO.8.EEI. Expressions, Equations and Inequalities
8.EEI.B. Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines and linear equations.
8.EEI.B.6. Apply concepts of slope and y-intercept to graphs, equations and proportional relationships.
8.EEI.B.6a. Explain why the slope (m) is the same between any two distinct points on a non-vertical line in the Cartesian coordinate plane.
8.F.A. Define, evaluate and compare functions.
8.F.A.3. Investigate the differences between linear and nonlinear functions.
8.F.A.3a. Interpret the equation y = mx + b as defining a linear function, whose parameters are the slope (m) and the y-intercept (b).
8.F.A.3b. Recognize that the graph of a linear function has a constant rate of change.
8.F.B. Use functions to model relationships between quantities.
8.F.B.4. Use functions to model linear relationships between quantities.
8.F.B.4a. Explain the parameters of a linear function based on the context of a problem.
8.F.B.4b. Determine the parameters of a linear function.
8.F.B.4c. Determine the x-intercept of a linear function.