Rules For Computing A Value

Distance Versus Time

Work Time

Distance Versus Time

  • Graph the formula d = 35t. Label the x-axis “time” and the y-axis “distance.”
  • Write a problem using the information from the graph.
  • What is the independent variable in your problem?
  • Share your problem with a partner. Discuss whether your partner agrees that your problem can be answered using the information from the graph.
  • Challenge your partner to use the graph to answer your problem.

Challenge Problem

  • Write a problem that requires making and using information from graphs to find solutions, similar to the problems you just worked on.
  • Set up the problem with a blank graph, and trade problems with a partner.
  • Make the graph and solve your partner’s problem.