Fort Dodge Community School District

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Math Program Overview:


The Number System

  • Know that there are numbers that are not rational and approximate them by rational numbers.


Expression and Equations

  • Work with radicals and integer exponents.
  • Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations.
  • Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.


Functions

  • Define, evaluate, and compare functions.
  • Use functions to model relationships between quantities.


Geometry

  • Understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software.
  • Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem.
  • Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume of cylinders, cones and spheres.


Statistics and Probability

  • Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.


Standards of Mathematical Practices:

Not only must students become proficient in the content standards of the Iowa Core, but they must be able to solve problems using the following standards of mathematical practice.

  1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
  4. Model with mathematics.
  5. Use appropriate tools strategically.
  6. Attend to precision.
  7. Look for and make use of structure.
  8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

 

 

 

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