This page contains links to projects aligned with Algebra CCSSs. CCSS Algebra standards are exclusive to grades 9 - 12.
  1. Iditarod Challenge Grades 6-9 (Calculate ratios using fractions; Graph proportional relationships; Solve equations)
  2. Greenbacks or Greenspace: Decisions about Land Use Grades 9-12 (Solve systems of linear equations and inequalities, Create matrices; Multiply vectors by matrices and by scalars)
  3. Systems of Equations & Inequalities Grades 9-12 (Determine equations of lines including parallel, perpendicular, vertical and horizontal lines, and compare and contrast the properties of these equations; Solve and graph the solution set of systems of linear inequalities in two variables by finding the maximum or minimum values of a function using linear programming techniques)
  4. This Pool Is Too Cool Grades 9-12 (Factor higher order polynomials by grouping and the sum and difference of two cubes; Analyze and describe the relationship between the factored form and the graphical representation; Solve quadratic equations over a set of complex numbers; Apply the techniques of factoring, completing the square, and the quadratic formula; Use the discriminate to determine the number and nature of the roots; Identify the maxima and minima; Use words, graphs, tables, and equations to generate and analyze solutions to practical problems)
  5. My First Car Grades 6-9 (Display numerical data in plots on a number line, including dot plots, histograms, and box plots; Solve multi-step real-life and mathematical problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form; Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph; Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways; Derive the formula for the sum of a finite geometric series (when the common ratio is not 1), and use the formula to solve problems)
  6. My First Job Grades 6-9 (Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation; Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers; Graph proportional relationships; Interpret the unit rate as the slope of the graph; Understand that the graph of an equation in two variables is the set of all its solutions plotted in the coordinate plane)
  7. How Big Is Barbie? Grades 9-12 (Create equations and inequalities in one variable and use them to solve problems; Interpret the structure of expressions; Interpret the parameters in a linear or exponential function in terms of a context; Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling)
  8. Plan an Embankment Dam Grades 9-12 (Use linear equations to solve real-world problems)
  9. Daffodil & Tulip Project Grades 6-12 (Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems; Compute unit rates associated with ratios of fractions, including ratios of lengths, areas and other quantities measured in like or different units; Graph proportional relationships, interpret the unit rate as the slope of the graph; Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways; Create equations in two or more variables to represent relationships between quantities; Graph equations on coordinate axes with labels and scales)
  10. Relighy NY -- Change a Lightbulb, Change the City Grades 9-12 (Create equations in two or more variables to represent relationships between quantities; Graph equations on coordinate axes with labels and scales)
  11. Cost of Running School Grades 6-12 (Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation; Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers; Solve linear equations in one variable; Create equations in two or more variables to represent relationships between quantities; Graph equations on coordinate axes with labels and scales)
  12. Cost of Living Grades 6-12 (Use variables to represent two quantities in a real-world problem that change in relationship to one another; write an equation to express one quantity, thought of as the dependent variable, in terms of the other quantity, thought of as the independent variable; Analyze the relationship between the dependent and independent variables using graphs and tables, and relate these to the equation; Create equations in two or more variables to represent relationships between quantities; Graph equations on coordinate axes with labels and scales)