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Making Connections 2

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Chapter 1: Probability and Portions
Opening 1.OP Chapter Opening
Section 1.1 1.1.1 Finding Shared and Unique Characteristics
1.1.2 Perimeter and Area Relationships
1.1.3 Finding Unknowns
1.1.4 Representing Data
1.1.5 Investigating Number Patterns
Section 1.2 1.2.1 Exploring Probability
1.2.2 Comparing Experimental and Theoretical Probabilities
1.2.3 Rewriting Fractions
1.2.4 Compound Probability and Fraction Addition
1.2.5 Subtracting Fractions
Section 1.3 1.3.1 Fraction to Decimal Conversions
1.3.2 Rewriting Decimals as Fractions
Closure 1.CL Chapter Closure

Chapter 2: Transformations and Area
Opening 2.OP Chapter Opening
Section 2.1 2.1.1 Adding Positive and Negative Numbers
2.1.2 Adding and Subtracting Integers
2.1.3 More Integer Operations
Section 2.2 2.2.1 Rigid Transformations
2.2.2 Rigid Transformations on a Coordinate Grid
2.2.3 Describing Transformations
2.2.4 Describing Transformations
Section 2 Extensions Extension Activity: Using Rigid Transformations
Section 2.3 2.3.1 Multiplication of Fractions
2.3.2 Decomposing and Recomposing Area
2.3.3 Area of Parallelograms
2.3.4 Area of Triangles
2.3.5 Area of Trapezoids
2.3.6 Order of Operations
Closure 2.CL Chapter Closure

Chapter 3: Building Expressions
Opening 3.OP Chapter Opening
Section 3.1 3.1.1 Area of Rectangular Shapes
3.1.2 Naming Perimeters of Algebra Tiles
3.1.3 Combining Like Terms
3.1.4 Evaluating Variable Expressions
3.1.5 Perimeter and Area of Algebra Tile Shapes
Section 3.2 3.2.1 Describing Relationships Between Quantities
3.2.2 Solving a Word Problem
3.2.3 Strategies for Using the 5-D Process
3.2.4 Using Variables to Represent Quantities in Word Problems
3.2.5 More Word Problem Solving
Closure 3.CL Chapter Closure

Chapter 4: Proportional Reasoning and Statistics
Opening 4.OP Chapter Opening
Section 4.1 4.1.1 Part-Whole Relationships
4.1.2 Finding and Using Percentages
Section 4.2 4.2.1 Measures of Central Tendency
4.2.2 Multiple Representations of Data
4.2.3 Analyzing Box-and-Whisker Plots
4.2.4 Comparing and Choosing Representations
Section 4.3 4.3.1 Dilations and Similar Figures
4.3.2 Identifying Similar Shapes
4.3.3 Working With Corresponding Sides
4.3.4 Solving Problems Involving Similar Shapes
Closure 4.CL Chapter Closure

Chapter 5: Inequalities and Descriptive Geometry
Opening 5.OP Chapter Opening
Section 5.1 5.1.1 Inverse Operations
5.1.2 Translating Situations into Algebraic Expressions
5.1.3 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
Section 5.2 5.2.1 Comparing Expressions
5.2.2 Comparing Quantities with Variables
5.2.3 One Variable Inequalities
5.2.4 Solving One Variable Inequalities
Section 5.3 5.3.1 Introduction to Constructions
5.3.2 Compass Constructions
5.3.3 Circumference and Diameter Ratios
5.3.4 Circle Area
Section 5.4 5.4.1 Mid-Course Reflection Activities
Closure 5.CL Chapter Closure

Chapter 6: Graphing and Solving Equations
Opening 6.OP Chapter Opening
Section 6.1 6.1.1 Circle Graphs
6.1.2 Organizing Data in a Scatterplot
6.1.3 Identifying Correlation
6.1.4 Introduction to Linear Rules
6.1.5 Intercepts
6.1.6 Tables, Linear Graphs, and Rules
Section 6.2 6.2.1 Solving Equations
6.2.2 Checking Solutions and the Distributive Property
6.2.3 Solving Equations and Recording Work
6.2.4 Using a Table to Write Equations from Word Problems
6.2.5 Writing and Solving Equations
6.2.6 Cases with Infinite or No Solutions
6.2.7 Choosing a Solving Strategy
Closure 6.CL Chapter Closure

Chapter 7: Slopes and Rates of Changes
Opening 7.OP Chapter Opening
Section 7.1 7.1.1 Comparing Rates
7.1.2 Comparing Rates with Graphs and Tables
7.1.3 Unit Rates
7.1.4 Slope
7.1.5 Slope in Different Representations
7.1.6 More About Slope
Section 7.2 7.2.1 Systems of Equations
7.2.2 Solving Systems of Equations
7.2.3 More Solving Systems of Equations
Closure 7.CL Chapter Closure

Chapter 8: Percents and More Solving Equations
Opening 8.OP Chapter Opening
Section 8.1 8.1.1 Distance, Rate, and Time
8.1.2 Comparing Rates
Section 8.2 8.2.1 Scaling Quantitie
8.2.2 Solving Problems Involving Percents
8.2.3 Equations with Fraction and Decimal Coefficients
8.2.4 Creating Integer Coefficients
8.2.5 Percent Increase and Decrease
8.2.6 Simple Interest
Closure 8.CL Chapter Closure

Chapter 9: Proportions and Pythagorean Theorem
Opening 9.OP Chapter Opening
Section 9.1 9.1.1 Recognizing Proportional Relationships
9.1.2 Proportional Equations
9.1.3 Solving Proportions
Section 9.2 9.2.1 Area and Perimeter of Similar Shapes
9.2.2 Growth Patterns in Area
9.2.3 Applying the Ratio of Areas
Section 9.3 9.3.1 Side Lengths and Triangles
9.3.2 Pythagorean Theorem
9.3.3 Understanding Square Root
9.3.4 Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem
Closure 9.CL Chapter Closure

Chapter 10: Exponents and Three Dimensions
Opening 10.OP Chapter Opening
Section 10.1 10.1.1 Patterns of Growth in Tables and Graphs
10.1.2 Compound Interest
10.1.3 Linear and Exponential Growth
10.1.4 Exponents and Scientific Notation
10.1.5 Exponent Rules
10.1.6 Negative Exponents
Section 10.2 10.2.1 Surface Area and Volume
10.2.2 Visualizing Three-Dimensional Shapes
10.2.3 Volume of a Prism
10.2.4 Volume of Non-Rectangular Prisms
10.2.5 Surface Area and Volume of Cylinders
10.2.6 Volume of Cones and Pyramids
Closure 10.CL Chapter Closure

Chapter 11: Growth, Probability, and Volume
Opening 11.OP Chapter Opening
Section 11.1 11.1.1 Non-Linear Growth
11.1.2 Absolute Value
Section 11.2 11.2.1 Revisiting Probability
11.2.2 Comparing Probabilities
11.2.3 Modeling Probabilities of Compound Events
11.2.4 Compound Events
Section 11.3 11.3.1 Exploring Volume
11.3.2 Scale Factor and Volume
11.3.3 More Scale Factor and Volume
Section 11.4 11.4.1 Indirect Measurement
11.4.2 Representing and Predicting Patterns
11.4.3 Volume and Scaling
11.4.4 Analyzing Data to Identify a Trend
Closure 11.CL Chapter Closure

Glossary
Index
 
 

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Chapter 1: Probability and Portions
Chapter 2: Transformations and Area
Chapter 3: Building Expressions
Chapter 4: Proportional Reasoning and Statistics
Chapter 5: Inequalities and Descriptive Geometry
Chapter 6: Graphing and Solving Equations
Chapter 7: Slopes and Rates of Change
Chapter 8: Percents and More Solving Equations
Chapter 9: Proportions and Pythagorean Theorem
Chapter 10: Exponents and Three Dimensions
Chapter 11: Growth, Probability, and Volume

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Chapter 1: Probability and Portions
Chapter 2: Transformations and Area
Chapter 3: Building Expressions
Chapter 4: Proportional Reasoning and Statistics
Chapter 5: Inequalities and Descriptive Geometry
Chapter 6: Graphing and Solving Equations
Chapter 7: Slopes and Rates of Change
Chapter 8: Percents and More Solving Equations
Chapter 9: Proportions and Pythagorean Theorem
Chapter 10: Exponents and Three Dimensions
Chapter 11: Growth, Probability, and Volume

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General eTools
Chapter 1: Probability and Portions
Chapter 2: Transformations and Area
Chapter 3: Building Expressions
Chapter 4: Proportional Reasoning and Statistics
Chapter 5: Inequalities and Descriptive Geometry
Chapter 6: Graphing and Solving Equations
Chapter 7: Slopes and Rates of Change
Chapter 8: Percents and More Solving Equations
Chapter 9: Proportions and Pythagorean Theorem
Chapter 10: Exponents and Three Dimensions

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