Help with Discussion

 

Discussion: Graphing Lines Using a Real-World Example

 

Previous Next 

Graphs are commonly used in professional settings to display data. Think about your major or profession. When would you use a linear graph or a system of equations? Watch the introductory video on finding the slope of a line, which will be important for your research (about 4 minutes long):

How to Find the Slope of a Line. Mometrix Academy. Youtube. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-VeMBRYGZ0

Using your own example, create a linear graph that relates to your major or profession. Each student scenario must be unique in order to receive credit. Be sure to review classmates’ posts prior to creating your own.

Create your own graph using https://www.rapidtables.com/tools/line-graph.html or other software like Excel. Copy and paste your graph into your initial response.

Your graph should include a title and data with labels for the x and y axes. Calculate the slope for your line and provide this calculation in your initial post. Interpret the slope.

In your response, discuss and include the following based on your specific example:

Include the graph for your chosen example.

  • Explain how you selected your example.
  • Identify and label the x and y axes.
  • Interpret the data.
  • Calculate the slope. What does the shape of the slope mean?

When responding to peers, discuss the following:

How difficult was it for you to find a real-world example? Read the following article and compare your thoughts with your peers. Do you agree or disagree? Why?

Ford, M. (2008). When teaching math, the real world doesn’t help. Ars Technica. Retrieved from https://arstechnica.com/science/2008/04/when-teaching-math-the-real-world-doesnt-help/

Calculate your order
Pages (275 words)
Standard price: $0.00
Client Reviews
4.9
Sitejabber
4.6
Trustpilot
4.8
Our Guarantees
100% Confidentiality
Information about customers is confidential and never disclosed to third parties.
Original Writing
We complete all papers from scratch. You can get a plagiarism report.
Timely Delivery
No missed deadlines – 97% of assignments are completed in time.
Money Back
If you're confident that a writer didn't follow your order details, ask for a refund.

Calculate the price of your order

You will get a personal manager and a discount.
We'll send you the first draft for approval by at
Total price:
$0.00
Power up Your Academic Success with the
Team of Professionals. We’ve Got Your Back.
Power up Your Study Success with Experts We’ve Got Your Back.