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Skills needed to score in this band

SKILL 1: Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following:
— Algebra and geometry (e.g., connect geometric slope with an algebraic expression)
— Data and algebra (e.g., compute mean of algebraic expressions)
— Applying proportions in geometric situations 

  1. 1

    Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Algebra and geometry (e.g., connect geometric slope with an algebraic expression)

    Example
    Graph

     

    In the figure above, what is the slope of line l?

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  2. 2

    Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Data and algebra (e.g., compute mean of algebraic expressions)

    Example

    12 minus n, 12, 12 plus n

    What is the average (arithmetic mean) of the 3 quantities in the list above ?

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  3. 3

    Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Data and algebra (e.g., applying proportions in geometric situations)

    Example
    Triangle

     

    The figure above is composed of 25 small triangles that are congruent and equilateral. If the area of Triangle D F H is 10, what is the area of Triangle A F K?

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Skills needed to score in the next band

Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following:
— Coordinate Geometry and Algebra
— Number and Operations and Data, Statistics, and Probability
— Number and Operations and Geometry
— Number and Operations and Algebra
— Data, Statistics, and Probability and Geometry and Measurement
— Algebra and Functions and Data, Statistics, and Probability

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