Mathematical modelling (Algebra): Year 9 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 9 is for the topic of Mathematical modelling. Students use algebraic rules, tables, graphs and digital tools to construct linear and quadratic models for a range of real-life situations, make predictions and solve related problems. They spend time identifying variables to formulate the models and investigate the potential application of linear and quadratic models to some new situations. Investigations often require a combination of creativity and lateral thinking, scaffolded by an analytical and systematic approach.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 9
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Algebra
Topics Mathematical modelling
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Use mathematical modelling to solve applied problems involving change including financial contexts; formulate problems, choosing to use either linear or quadratic functions; interpret solutions in terms of the situation; evaluate the model and report methods and findings

Numeracy progression Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P9)

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