• Essential Questions
     
    Unit 1: Relationships Between Quantities
          1. How can change be the best represented mathematically?
          2. How can patterns, relations, and functions be used as tools to best describe and help explain real-life situations?
          3. How can we use mathematical models to describe physical relationships?
          4. How can we use physical models to clarify mathematical relationships?
     
    Unit 2: Linear Equations
          1. How can patterns, relations, and functions be used as tools to best describe and help explain real-life situations?

          2. How can we use mathematical models to describe physical relationships?

          3. How can we use physical models to clarify mathematical relationships?

          4. What makes an algebraic algorithm both effective and efficient?

          5. How does finding a pattern help us write linear models and make future predictions?

          6. Why are some relationships linear in nature while others are not? 
     
    Unit 3: Exponential and Quadratic Relationships 
          1. How can patterns, relations, and functions be used as tools to best describe and help explain real-life situations?

          2. How are patterns of change related to the behavior of functions?

          3. How can we use mathematical models to describe physical relationships?

          4. How can we use physical models to clarify mathematical relationships?

          5. What makes an algebraic algorithm both effective and efficient?

          6.  Who do we know the right relationship to apply to a real world problem? 
     
    Unit 4: Data Analysis
          1. How are patterns used when comparing two quantities?
          2. How is probability used to make informed decisions about uncertain events?
          3. How can the collection, organization, interpretation, and display of data be used to answer questions?
          4. How would you describe categorical variables and use your knowledge of functions to fit models to quantitative data?