##### Jessika Richter

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## Lesson 2: Intercepts (linear models)

** Description:**Finding the intercepts of a linear model graph. The intercepts are also interpreted in terms of the fuel consumption problem from lesson 1 where intercepts naturally arise as the moments when the tank is full and the tank is empty. The general form of a linear equation and the intercept method of graphing are also introduced in this lesson. Homework assignment follows at end of lesson.

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**Subject(s):**- Mathematics
- Mathematics > Algebra

**Educational Level(s):**- College & Beyond

**Instructional Component Type(s):**- Curriculum: Lesson Plan

- From: San Diego Area Knowledge Exchange for Developmental Math (SAKE)
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Finding the intercepts of a linear model graph. The intercepts are also interpreted in terms of the fuel consumption problem from lesson 1 where intercepts naturally arise as the moments when the tank is full and the tank is empty. The general form of a linear equation and the intercept method of graphing are also introduced in this lesson. Homework assignment follows at end of lesson.