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**Lesson 1: Representing Proportional Relationships**

- · Representing Proportional Relationships – Page No. 74
- · Representing Proportional Relationships – Page No. 75
- · Representing Proportional Relationships Lesson Check – Page No. 76

**Lesson 2: Rate of Change and Slope**

- · Rate of Change and Slope – Page No. 80
- · Rate of Change and Slope – Page No. 81
- · Rate of Change and Slope Lesson Check – Page No. 82

**Lesson 3: Interpreting the Unit As Slope**

- · Interpreting the Unit As Slope – Page No. 86
- · Interpreting the Unit As Slope – Page No. 87
- · Interpreting the Unit As Slope Lesson Check – Page No. 88

**Lesson 4: Representing Proportional Relationships – Model Quiz**

**Mixed Review**

### Guided Practice – Representing Proportional Relationships – Page No. 74

Question 1.

Vocabulary

A proportional relationship is a relationship between two quantities in which the ratio of one quantity to the other quantity is/is not constant.

______ constant

Answer:

is constant

Explanation:

The rent would be proportional so therefore it is.

Question 2.

Vocabulary

When writing an equation of a proportional relationship in the form y = kx, k represents the __________________________.

______________

Answer:

constant of proportionality

Explanation:

When writing an equation of a proportional relationship in the form y = kx, k represents the constant of proportionality.

Question 3.

Write an equation that describes the proportional relationship between the number of days and the number of weeks in a given length of time.

a. Complete the table.

Type below:

______________

Answer:

Question 3.

b. Let x represent _____.

Let y represent _____.

The equation that describes the relationship is _____.

Type below:

______________

Answer:

Let x represent the time in weeks.

Let y represent the time in days.

The equation that describes the relationship is y = 7x.

**Each table or graph represents a proportional relationship. Write an equation that describes the relationship.**

Question 4.

Physical Science

The relationship between the numbers of oxygen atoms and hydrogen atoms in water.

Type below:

______________

Answer:

y = 2x

Explanation:

x represents the Oxygen atoms

y represents the Hydrogen atoms

For every point of the x-axis, the y-axis is varying with 2x times.

y = 2x

Question 5.

Type below:

______________

Answer:

y = 30x

Explanation:

x represents the Distance in inches

y represents the Actual Distance in miles

For every point of the x-axis, the y-axis is varying with 30x times.

y = 30x

**Essential Question Check-In**

Question 6.

If you know the equation of a proportional relationship, how can you draw the graph of the equation?

Type below:

______________

Answer:

Use the equation to make a table with x-values and y-values. Then graph the points (x, y) and draw a line through the points.

### Independent Practice – Representing Proportional Relationships – Page No. 75

**The table shows the relationship between temperatures measured on the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales.**

Question 7.

Is the relationship between the temperature scales proportional? Why or why not?

______________

Answer:

No. The ratios of the numbers in each column are not equal.

Explanation:

Fahrenheit Temperature/Celsius Temperature = 50/10 = 5

86/30 = 2.87

122/50 = 2.44

The relationship is not propotional as the ratio is not constant.

Question 8.

Describe the graph of the Celsius-Fahrenheit relationship.

Type below:

______________

Answer:

A line starting at (0, 32) and slanting upward to the right.

Explanation:

The graph is a straight line with a y-intercept of 32.

Question 9.

Analyze Relationships

Ralph opened a savings account with a deposit of $100. Every month after that, he deposited $20 more.

a. Why is the relationship described not proportional?

Type below:

______________

Answer:

The account had a balance of $100, to begin with.

Question 9.

b. How could the situation be changed to make the situation proportional?

Type below:

______________

Answer:

Have Ralph open the account with no money, to begin with, and then put $20 every month.

Question 10.

Represent Real-World Problems

Describe a real-world situation that can be modeled by the equation y = \(\frac{1}{20}\)x. Be sure to describe what each variable represents.

Type below:

______________

Answer:

If x is the number of nickels you have, y = \(\frac{1}{20}\)x is the amount of money you have in dollars.

**Look for a Pattern**

**The variables x and y are related proportionally.**

Question 11.

When x = 8, y = 20. Find y when x = 42.

_______

Answer:

y = 105

Explanation:

x = 8, y = 20

y/x = 20/8

y = 20x/8

when x = 42

y = (20 × 42)/8

y = 105

Question 12.

When x = 12, y = 8. Find x when y = 12.

_______

Answer:

x = 18

Explanation:

x/y = 12/8

x = 12y/8

when y = 12

x = (12 × 12)/8

x = 18

### Representing Proportional Relationships – Page No. 76

Question 13.

The graph shows the relationship between the distance that a snail crawls and the time that it crawls.

a. Use the points on the graph to make a table.

Type below:

______________

Answer:

Question 13.

b. Write the equation for the relationship and tell what each variable represents.

Type below:

______________

Answer:

y = 1/10 x, where y is the time in minutes and x is the distance in inches

Question 13.

c. How long does it take the snail to crawl 85 inches?

_______ minutes

Answer:

8.5 minutes

**H.O.T.**

**Focus on Higher Order Thinking**

Question 14.

Communicate Mathematical Ideas

Explain why all of the graphs in this lesson show the first quadrant but omit the other three quadrants.

Type below:

______________

Answer:

All of the graphs represent real-world data for which both x and y take on only nonnegative values, which graph in the first quadrant or on the axes. If either x or y or both could be negative, then other quadrants would be needed.

Question 15.

Analyze Relationships

Complete the table.

a. Are the length of a side of a square and the perimeter of the square related proportionally? Why or why not?

______________

Answer:

Yes. The ratio of the perimeter of a square to its side length is always 4.

Question 15.

b. Are the length of a side of a square and the area of the square related proportionally? Why or why not?

______________

Answer:

No. The ratio of the area of a square to its side length is not constant

Question 16.

Make a Conjecture

A table shows a proportional relationship where k is the constant of proportionality. The rows are then switched. How does the new constant of proportionality relate to the original one?

Type below:

______________

Answer:

It is the reciprocal of the original constant of proportionality

### Guided Practice – Rate of Change and Slope – Page No. 80

**Tell whether the rates of change are constant or variable.**

Question 1.

building measurements _____

______________

Answer:

constant

Explanation:

Input variable: Feet

Output variable: Yard

For every point of the Yard, the Feet is increasing 3 times.

So, the answer is constant.

Question 2.

computers sold _____

______________

Answer:

variable

Explanation:

Identify the input and output variables

Input variable: Week

Output variable: The number sold

x-axis and y-axis points are not varying constantly. So, the answer is variable.

Question 3.

distance an object falls _____

______________

Answer:

variable

Explanation:

Identify the input and output variables

Input variable: Time

Output variable: Distance

x-axis and y-axis points are not varying constantly. So, the answer is variable.

Question 4.

cost of sweaters _____

______________

Answer:

constant

Explanation:

Identify the input and output variables

Input variable: Number

Output variable: Cost

x-axis and y-axis points are varying constantly. So, the answer is constant.

**Erica walks to her friend Philip’s house. The graph shows Erica’s distance from home over time.**

Question 5.

Find the rate of change from 1 minute to 2 minutes.

\(\frac{\text { change in distance }}{\text { change in time }}=\frac{400-?}{2-?}=\frac{?}{?}=?\) ft per min

________ feet per minute

Answer:

200 feet per minute

Explanation:

(400 – 200)/(2 – 1)

200/1

200 feet per minute

Question 6 (request help)

Find the rate of change from 1 minute to 4 minutes.

______ feet per minute

Answer:

200 ft per min

Explanation:

change in distance/change in time

(800 – 200)/(4 – 1)

600/3 = 200 ft per min

**Find the slope of each line.**

Question 7.

slope = _____

________

Answer:

slope = -2

Explanation:

From the given image, the x-axis is separated with 1 unit.

the y-axis is separated with 1 unit.

For every 1 unit of the x-axis, the slope is taken -2 units on the y-axis

The slope of the line is -2

Question 8.

slope = _____

\(\frac{□}{□}\)

Answer:

\(\frac{3}{2}\)

Explanation:

From the given image, the slope is 3/2

**Essential Question Check-In**

Question 9.

If you know two points on a line, how can you find the rate of change of the variables being graphed?

Type below:

_____________

Answer:

Find the coordinates of two points on the line. Then divide the change in y-values from one point to the next by the change in x-values.

### Independent Practice – Rate of Change and Slope – Page No. 81

Question 10.

Rectangle EFGH is graphed on a coordinate plane with vertices at E(-3, 5), F(6, 2), G(4, -4), and H(-5, -1).

a. Find the slopes of each side.

Type below:

_____________

Answer:

Slope EF = 1/3

slope FG = 3

slope GH = -1/3

slope HE =3

Question 10.

b. What do you notice about the slopes of opposite sides?

Type below:

_____________

Answer:

They are the same.

Question 10.

c. What do you notice about the slopes of adjacent sides?

Type below:

_____________

Answer:

They are negative reciprocals of one another.

Question 11.

A bicyclist started riding at 8:00 A.M. The diagram below shows the distance the bicyclist had traveled at different times. What was the bicyclist’s average rate of speed in miles per hour?

_______ miles per hour

Answer:

15 miles per hour

Explanation:

Total distance traveled by bicyclist = 4.5 mile + 7.5 mile = 12 mile

Total time taken by bicyclist = (8:48 A.M – 8:00 A.M) = 48 min = 0.8 hr

conversion used : ( 1 hour = 60 minute)

Average rate of speed = total distance/total time = 15 mile/hr

Question 12.

Multistep

A line passes through (6, 3), (8, 4), and (n, -2). Find the value of n.

_______

Answer:

n = -4

Explanation:

A line passes through (6, 3), (8, 4), and (n, -2).

From the given information, for every 2 points on x-axis, the y-values are changing one point.

(4, 2), (2, 1), (0, 0), (-2, -1), (-4, -2)

Question 13.

A large container holds 5 gallons of water. It begins leaking at a constant rate. After 10 minutes, the container has 3 gallons of water left.

a. At what rate is the water leaking?

_______ gallons per minute

Answer:

1 gallon every 5 minutes, or 0.2 gal/min

Explanation:

Rate = (5 – 3)/(0 – 10)

= 2/-10

= -0.2

The rate of water leaking is 1 gallon every 5 minutes, or 0.2 gal/min

Question 13.

b. After how many minutes will the container be empty?

_______ minutes

Answer:

25 minutes

Explanation:

Number of minutes = 5/0.2 = 25

It will take 25 minutes for the container to be empty.

Question 14.

Critique Reasoning

Billy found the slope of the line through the points (2, 5) and (-2, -5) using the equation \(\frac{2-(-2)}{5-(-5)}=\frac{2}{5}\). What mistake did he make?

Type below:

_____________

Answer:

He used the change in x over the change in y instead of the change in y over the change in x.

### Rate of Change and Slope – Page No. 82

Question 15.

Multiple Representations

Graph parallelogram ABCD on a coordinate plane with vertices at A(3, 4), B(6, 1), C(0, -2), and D(-3, 1).

a. Find the slope of each side.

Type below:

_____________

Answer:

slope AB = -1;

slope BC = 1/2

slope CD = -1;

slope DA = 1/2

Explanation:

Question 15.

b. What do you notice about the slopes?

Type below:

_____________

Answer:

The slopes of the opposite sides are the same.

Question 15.

c. Draw another parallelogram on the coordinate plane. Do the slopes have the same characteristics?

Type below:

_____________

Answer:

Yes; opposite sides still have the same slope.

**H.O.T.**

**Focus on Higher Order Thinking**

Question 16.

Communicate Mathematical Ideas

Ben and Phoebe are finding the slope of a line. Ben chose two points on the line and used them to find the slope. Phoebe used two different points to find the slope. Did they get the same answer? Explain.

_____________

Answer:

Yes. The slope of a line is constant. Therefore, the slope that you calculate will be the same no matter which two points you choose.

Question 17.

Analyze Relationships

Two lines pass through the origin. The lines have slopes that are opposites. Compare and contrast the lines.

Type below:

_____________

Answer:

One line has a positive slope and one has a negative slope. The lines are equally steep, but one slants upward left to right while the other slants downward left to right. The lines cross at the origin.

Question 18.

Reason Abstractly

What is the slope of the x-axis? Explain.

_____________

Answer:

Zero. The rise along the x-axis is zero, while the run along the x-axis is not zero. The slope zero/run or zero.

### Guided Practice – Interpreting the Unit As Slope – Page No. 86

**Give the slope of the graph and the unit rate.**

Question 1.

Jorge: 5 miles every 6 hours

\(\frac{□}{□}\) miles per hour

Answer:

\(\frac{5}{6}\) miles per hour

Explanation:

Slope = rise/run = 5/6

The unit rate a the distance traveled and the slope a the graph of the relationship is equal, 5/6 miles per hour

Calculate miles PER hour

5/6

Question 2.

Akiko

\(\frac{□}{□}\) miles per hour

Answer:

\(\frac{5}{4}\) miles per hour

Explanation:

Calculate miles PER hour

5 miles/4hours = 5/4 miles per hour

Question 3.

The equation y = 0.5x represents the distance Henry hikes, in miles, over time, in hours. The graph represents the rate that Clark hikes. Determine which hiker is faster. Explain.

___________

Answer:

Clark is faster.

Explanation:

From the equation, Henry’s rate is equal to 0.5, or 1/2 mile per hour. Clark’s rate is the slope of the line, which is 3/2 or 1.5 miles per hour.

**Write an equation relating the variables in each table.**

Question 4.

Type below:

___________

Answer:

y = 15x

Explanation:

y/x = 15/1

y = 15x

Multiply 15 with the x values to get the y values.

y = 15x

Question 5.

Type below:

___________

Answer:

y = 3/8 x

Explanation:

y/x = 6/16

y/x = 3/8

y = 3/8 x

**Essential Question Check-In**

Question 6.

Describe methods you can use to show a proportional relationship between two variables, x and y. For each method, explain how you can find the unit rate and the slope.

Type below:

___________

Answer:

The ratio of y to x gives the unit rate and slope.

Explanation:

If the equation can be written as y = mx, then m is the unit rate and the slope. Graph: When the line passes through the origin, then the value of r at the point (1, r) is the unit rate and the slope.

### Independent Practice – Interpreting the Unit As Slope – Page No. 87

Question 7.

A Canadian goose migrated at a steady rate of 3 miles every 4 minutes.

a. Fill in the table to describe the relationship.

Type below:

___________

Answer:

Explanation:

Canadian goose migrated at a steady rate of 3 miles every 4 minutes

y/x = 3/4; x/y = 4/3

y = 3/4 x; x = 4/3 y

If x = 8, y = 3/4 × 8 = 6

If y = 9, x = 4/3 × 9 = 12

If y = 12, x = 4/3 × 12 = 16

If x = 20, y = 3/4 × 20 = 15

Question 7.

b. Graph the relationship.

Type below:

___________

Answer:

Explanation:

The points are (4, 3), (8, 6), (12, 9), (16, 12), (20, 15)

Question 7.

c. Find the slope of the graph and describe what it means in the context of this problem.

Slope: \(\frac{□}{□}\) miles per minute

Answer:

Slope: \(\frac{3}{4}\) miles per minute

Explanation:

The unit rate of migration of the goose and the slope of the graph both equal 3/4 mi/min

Question 8.

Vocabulary

A unit rate is a rate in which the first quantity / second quantity in the comparison is one unit.

___________

Answer:

second quantity

Explanation:

A unit rate is a rate in which the “second quantity” in the comparison is one unit

Question 9.

The table and the graph represent the rate at which two machines are bottling milk in gallons per second.

a. Determine the slope and unit rate of each machine.

Type below:

___________

Answer:

Machine 1: slope = unit rate = 0.6/1 = 0.6 gal/s

Machine 2: slope = unit rate = 3/4 = 0.75 gal/s

Question 9.

b. Determine which machine is working at a faster rate.

___________

Answer:

Machine 2 is working at a faster rate since 0.75 > 0.6

### Interpreting the Unit As Slope – Page No. 88

Question 10.

Cycling

The equation y = \(\frac{1}{9}\) x represents the distance y, in kilometers, that Patrick traveled in x minutes while training for the cycling portion of a triathlon. The table shows the distance y Jennifer traveled in x minutes in her training. Who has the faster training rate?

___________

Answer:

Jennifer has a faster training rate

Explanation:

Patrick’s rate is 1/9 kilometer per minute. Jennifer’s rate is 1/8 kilometer per minute. 1/9 < 1/8. So, Jennifer has a faster training rate.

**H.O.T.**

**Focus on Higher Order Thinking**

Question 11.

Analyze Relationships

There is a proportional relationship between minutes and dollars per minute, shown on a graph of printing expenses. The graph passes through the point (1, 4.75). What is the slope of the graph? What is the unit rate? Explain.

______ dollars per minute

Answer:

$4.75/min

Explanation:

slope = unit rate = 4.75.

If the graph of a proportional relationship passes through the point (1, r), then r equals the slope and the unit rate, which is $4.75/min.

Question 12.

Draw Conclusions

Two cars start at the same time and travel at different constant rates. A graph for Car A passes through the point (0.5, 27.5), and a graph for Car B passes through (4, 240). Both graphs show distance in miles and time in hours. Which car is traveling faster? Explain.

___________

Answer:

Car B

Explanation:

The slope and unit rate of speed of Car A is (27.5 – 0)/(0.5 – 0) = 27.5/0.5 = 55 mi/h.

The slope and unit rate of speed of Car B is (240 – 0)/(4 – 0) = 240/4 = 60 mi/h.

60 > 55, so Car B is traveling faster.

Question 13.

Critical Thinking

The table shows the rate at which water is being pumped into a swimming pool. Use the unit rate and the amount of water pumped after 12 minutes to find how much water will have been pumped into the pool after 13 \(\frac{1}{2}\) minutes. Explain your reasoning.

______ gallons

Answer:

243 gallons

Explanation:

The unit rate is 36/2 = 18gal/min.

So, 1 1/2 minutes after 12 minutes, an additional 18 × 1 1/2 = = 27 gallons will be pumped in.

So, the total is 216 + 27 = 243 gal.

### 3.1 Representing Proportional Relationships – Model Quiz – Page No. 89

Question 1.

Find the constant of proportionality for the table of values.

______

Answer:

1.5

Explanation:

constant of proportionality

k = y/x = 3/2 = 1.5

k = y/x = 4.5/3 = 1.5

k = y/x = 6/4 = 1.5

k = y/x = 7.5/5 = 1.5

Question 2.

Phil is riding his bike. He rides 25 miles in 2 hours, 37.5 miles in 3 hours, and 50 miles in 4 hours. Find the constant of proportionality and write an equation to describe the situation.

Type below:

___________

Answer:

The constant of proportionality is 12.5 miles per hour.

Explanation:

The equation is d = 12.5 × t

25 miles ÷ 2 hours = 12.5 miles/hour

A direct proportionality d = 12.5 × t

**3.2 Rate of Change and Slope**

**Find the slope of each line.**

Question 3.

______

Answer:

Slope = 3

Question 4.

______

Answer:

Slope = -5

**3.3 Interpreting the Unit Rate as Slope**

Question 5.

The distance Train A travels is represented by d = 70t, where d is the distance in kilometers and t is the time in hours. The distance Train B travels at various times is shown in the table. What is the unit rate of each train? Which train is going faster?

____________

Answer:

Train A: 70 km per hour; Train B: 75 km per hour; Train B is faster.

Explanation:

The distance Train A travels is represented by d = 70t

where d is the distance in kilometers and t is the time in hours

The speed of train A is 70 kilometer per hour

To find the speed of train B use the table

Slope = (300 – 150)/(4 – 2) = 75

The speed of train B is 75 km per hour

The speed of train B is more

**Essential Question**

Question 6.

What is the relationship among proportional relationships, lines, rates of change, and slope?

Type below:

____________

Answer:

The relationship between the x-axis and y-axis of any graph is a proportional Relationship which is defined by slope i.e. calculating the rate of change of the plotted line.

1) Here proportional change and rate of change are algebraic quantities which specify how one quantity changes with respect to another.

2) Line and Slope are geometric quantities which describe the graph of any equation.

### Selected Response – Mixed Review – Page No. 90

Question 1.

Which of the following is equivalent to 5^{-1}?

Options:

a. 4

b. \(\frac{1}{5}\)

c. −\(\frac{1}{5}\)

d. -5

Answer:

b. \(\frac{1}{5}\)

Explanation:

5^{-1}

1/5

Question 2.

Prasert earns $9 an hour. Which table represents this proportional relationship?

Options:

a. A

b. B

c. C

d. D

Answer:

a. A

Explanation:

a. 36/4 = 9; 54/6 = 9; 72/8 = 9

b. 36/4 = 9; 45/6 = 7.5; 54/8 = 6.75

c. 9/2 = 4.5

d. 18/2 = 9; 27/3 = 9; 54/4 = 13.5

Question 3.

A factory produces widgets at a constant rate. After 4 hours, 3,120 widgets have been produced. At what rate are the widgets being produced?

Options:

a. 630 widgets per hour

b. 708 widgets per hour

c. 780 widgets per hour

d. 1,365 widgets per hour

Answer:

c. 780 widgets per hour

Explanation:

A factory produces widgets at a constant rate. After 4 hours, 3,120 widgets have been produced.

3,120/4 = 780 widgets per hour

Question 4.

A full lake begins dropping at a constant rate. After 4 weeks it has dropped 3 feet. What is the unit rate of change in the lake’s level compared to its full level?

Options:

a. 0.75 feet per week

b. 1.33 feet per week

c. -0.75 feet per week

d. -1.33 feet per week

Answer:

c. -0.75 feet per week

Explanation:

A full lake begins dropping at a constant rate. After 4 weeks it has dropped 3 feet.

(-3 ft)/(4 weeks) = -3/4 ft/wk = -0.75 ft/wk

Question 5.

What is the slope of the line below?

Options:

a. -2

b. −\(\frac{1}{2}\)

c. \(\frac{1}{2}\)

d. 2

Answer:

c. \(\frac{1}{2}\)

Explanation:

(-1.5, 1.5) & (1.5, 0)

(0 – 1..5)/(1.5 – (-1.5))

1.5/3

= 1/2

Question 6.

Jim earns $41.25 in 5 hours. Susan earns $30.00 in 4 hours. Pierre’s hourly rate is less than Jim’s, but more than Susan’s. What is his hourly rate?

Options:

a. $6.50

b. $7.75

c. $7.35

d. $8.25

Answer:

b. $7.75

Explanation:

Jim earns $41.25 in 5 hours.

$41.25/5 = 8.25

Jim’s unit rate is $8.25 per hour

30/4 = 7.5

Pierre’s hourly rate is is less than $8.25 but more than $7.50

$7.75

**Mini-Task**

Question 7.

Joelle can read 3 pages in 4 minutes, 4.5 pages in 6 minutes, and 6 pages in 8 minutes.

a. Make a table of the data.

Type below:

______________

Answer:

Explanation:

Joelle can read 3 pages in 4 minutes,

y/x = 3/4

y = 3/4 x

If x = 6, y = 3/4 × 6 = 4.5

If x = 8, y = 3/4 × 8 = 6

Question 7.

b. Use the values in the table to find the unit rate.

_______ pages per minute

Answer:

0.75 pages per minute

Explanation:

3/4 = 0.75

4.5/6 = 0.75

6/8 = 0.75

The unit rate is 0.75 pages per minute

Question 7.

c. Graph the relationship between minutes and pages read.

Type below:

______________

Answer:

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