MEP: Demonstration Project

Y9A, Unit 5

UNIT 5

Linear Graphs and Equations

Activities

Activities
5.1 5.2 5.3 Mountain Tops Equations for Patterns Equations for Logos Notes and Solutions (2 pages)

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Mountain Tops 1. Y9A. Which would be the most difficult slope to climb? . Unit 5 2. He traces the outlines of the west-facing and east-facing slopes of the mountains onto squared paper.HIGH TOP SNOW PEAK ICE RIDGE N MEP: Demonstration Project W E ACTIVITY 5. Calculate the gradient of each slope for each hill or mountain. as shown.1 © The Gatsby Charitable Foundation S ROCKY MOUNTAIN MIDDLE HILL TOWN HILL A mathematician takes a photograph of some mountains while on holiday.

2 Equations for Patterns Each of the following patterns has been drawn using straight lines. Unit 5 ACTIVITY 5. What are the equations of the lines that form this pattern? y 2 1 –4 –3 –2 –1 0 –1 –2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 x © The Gatsby Charitable Foundation . What are the equations of the lines in this pattern? y 6 5 4 3 2 1 –5 –4 –3 –2 –1 0 –1 –2 –3 –4 –5 1 2 3 4 5 6 x 2. 1.MEP: Demonstration Project Y9A.

MEP: Demonstration Project Y9A.3 Equations for Logos Write down the equations of the lines in the following patterns. which are designs for logos: (a) y 5 4 3 2 1 –6 –5 –4 –3 –2 –1 0 –1 –2 –3 –4 –5 1 2 3 4 5 6 x (b) y 4 3 2 1 –7 –6 –5 –4 –3 –2 –1 0 –1 –2 –3 –4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 x © The Gatsby Charitable Foundation . Unit 5 ACTIVITY 5.

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