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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

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Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Algebra and geometry (e.g., connect geometric slope with an algebraic expression)
ExampleIn the figure above, what is the slope of line ?

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Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Data and algebra (e.g., compute mean of algebraic expressions)
Example, ,
What is the average (arithmetic mean) of the quantities in the list above ?

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Use connections between areas of mathematics, such as the following: Data and algebra (e.g., applying proportions in geometric situations)
ExampleThe figure above is composed of small triangles that are congruent and equilateral. If the area of is , what is the area of ?
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