Essential Question: Why are alternatives important when solving systems?

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Topics covered:

  • Solving linear systems by graphing
  • Solving linear systems by substitution
  • Solving linear systems by linear combination
  • Applications of linear systems
  • Special types of linear systems (Lines intersect - one solution
  • Lines are parallel - no solution
  • Lines coincide - infinitely many solutions)
  • Solving systems of linear inequalities


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4MAT 4 Algebra training training is for teachers looking to use this program in their classroom. The training provides comprehensive guidance in how to use 4MAT 4 Algebra to help enhance Algebra I Instruction. This training includes 2 days of intensive instruction on how to use this program in the classroom. 

Participants will receive hands-on guidance in all the instructional activities and projects comprising the course. Upon completion, participants are fully equipped to implement this program in their classroom.

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The 4MAT Method is based on the understanding that all people learn differently. Teachers can accommodate these differences using a concept-based approachto instruction that:

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