Applications of Linear Systems

Objectives: 1. Review the two methods for solving linear systems so far:
7.1 Solving by graphing and 7.2 Solving by substitution

2. Use the skills learned from 7.1 to understand the significance of the “solution point” as you apply solving linear systems to analyzing cell phone plans

Warm up #1
1.) Solve the system of equations by graphing. x – y = -5 y + 2x = -4 2.) Solve the system of equation by substitution. x – y = -5 y + 2x = -4

Recall
• Solution of a linear system of equations:

• We have learned two methods to find the solution point:

Applications of linear equations
Anything with a constant rate of change…

Examples: - Yearly salary - Number of words you can type per minute. http://www.wordsperminutetest.com/result.php

If Shane can type 25 words per minute and Conner can type 44 words per minute. We give Shane a 5 minute head start.

A.) Find the linear equation for Shane, B.) Find the linear equation for Conner C.) Find the solution point. D.) Who will finish a 400 word essay first?

• The starting salary for a doctor is $75,000, but the debt averages at about $140,000. • The starting wage for cosmotology per year is about $19,000, but there is no debt.

Applications of linear equations
Anything with a constant rate of change… Examples: - Yearly salary - Number of words you can type per minute. http://www.wordsperminutetest.com/result.p hp

Cell phone bill??
AT&T is offering the Droid Razr for a special cost of $200. The monthy cost for a plan is $70 +$15 unlimited data. Verizon is offering the Droid Razr for $160. Verizon’s montly cost is $60 +$15 unlimited dat. Task 1: Come up with the linear equation for AT&T: Verizon:

Cell phone bill??
AT&T is offering the Droid Razr for a special cost of $200. The monthy cost for a plan is $70 +$15 unlimited data. Verizon is offering the Droid Razr for $160. Verizon’s montly cost is $60 +$15 unlimited dat. Task 2: Graph the two linear equations.

Cell phone bill??
Verizon is offering the Droid Razr for a special cost of $200. The monthly cost for a plan is $60 +$15 unlimited data. AT&T is offering the Droid Razr for $160. AT&T’s monthly cost is $70 +$15 unlimited dat. Task 3: Analyze 1.) What plan is better if you have it for 2 months? 2.) What plan is better in the long run?

Homework: WS
& research the yearly salary for your dream job, or a job you may be interested in.

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