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Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Earthquakes 2 
An exponential model describes the intensity of an earthquake, while a logarithmic model describes the magnitude of an earthquake. In the process students learn about the inverse of an exponential function. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To view the full video [Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 3: What Is the Difference between Earthquake Intensity and Magnitude?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebraapplicationsexponentialfunctionssegment3whatdifferencebetweenearthquake This video includes a Video Transcript: [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 3: What Is the Difference between Earthquake Intensity and Magnitude?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationsexponentialfunctionssegment3whatdifference 
Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Submarines 
In spite of their massive size, submarines are precision instruments. A submarine must withstand large amounts of water pressure; otherwise, a serious breach can occur. Rational functions are used to study the relationship between water pressure and volume. Students graph rational functions to study the forces at work with a submarine. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video [Algebra Applications: Rational Functions, Segment 1: Submarines]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebraapplicationsrationalfunctionssegment1submarines This video includes a Video Transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Rational Functions, Segment 1: Submarines]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationsrationalfunctionssegment1submarines 
Rational Functions and Equations  
Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Lines 
Many cities are laid out in a rectangular grid and are examples of intersecting lines and rays. We visit the city of Houston to investigate the geometric nature of the city grid in its downtown area. We explore properties of intersecting and parallel lines and why this is the most efficient way to organize a city or community. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To view the video [VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Points and Lines, Segment 3: Lines]: https://www.media4math.com/library/geometryapplicationspointsandlinessegment3lines This video includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/videotranscriptgeometryapplicationspointsandlinessegment3lines 
Applications of Points and Lines  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Inequalities 
Used in just about any industry, inequalities, like equations, are fundamental building blocks of algebra. Written and hosted by internationally acclaimed mathematics educator Dr. Monica Neagoy, this video explores inequalities—concepts, properties, solutions, and notations— connects them to realworld contexts, and uses the TINspire to make the algebra meaningful. The focus of this program is on linear inequalities in one and two variables. Concepts explored: Equations, inequalities Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To view the full video: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsinequalities This video includes a Video Transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebranspirationsinequalities This video includes a Teacher's Guide: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsteachersguideinequalities 
Inequalities  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Earthquakes 3 
An earthquake is an example of a seismic wave. A wave can be modeled with a trigonometric function. Using the TINspire, students link the amplitude to an exponential function to analyze the dramatic increase in intensity resulting from minor changes to magnitude. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To view the full video [ Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 4: How Is Earthquake Magnitude Measured?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebraapplicationsexponentialfunctionssegment4howearthquakemagnitudemeasured This video includes a Video Transcript: [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 4: How Is Earthquake Magnitude Measured?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationsexponentialfunctionssegment4howearthquake 
Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Tsunamis 
In 1998 a devastating tsunami was triggered by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast of New Guinea. The amount of energy from this earthquake was equivalent to a thermonuclear explosion. Students analyze the energy outputs for different magnitude earthquakes. Using the Graphing tools, students explore the use of a logarithmic scale to better analyze exponential data. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video [Algebra Applications: Logarithmic Functions, Segment 3: Tsunamis]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebraapplicationslogarithmicfunctionssegment3tsunamis This video includes a video transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Logarithmic Functions, Segment 3: Tsunamis]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationslogarithmicfunctionssegment3tsunamis 
Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions  
Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Planes 
In the Canadian Rockies, the Burgess Shale fossils provide a window to prehistoric Earth. Fossil layers are folded into sedimentary rocks. And sedimentary rocks are examples of parallel planes. This segment uses the properties of planes to analyze fossils. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. This video [VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes, Segment 3: Planes] includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/videotranscriptgeometryapplicationsanglesandplanessegment3planes To view the video [VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Angles and Planes, Segment 3: Planes]: https://www.media4math.com/library/geometryapplicationsanglesandplanessegment3planes 
Applications of Angles and Planes  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Linear Functions 
In this program, internationally acclaimed mathematics educator Dr. Monica Neagoy, explores the nature of linear functions through the use TI graphing calculators. Examples ranging from air travel, construction, engineering, and space travel provide realworld examples for discovering algebraic concepts. All examples are solved algebraically and then reinforced through the use of the TINspire. Algebra teachers looking to integrate handheld technology and visual media into their instruction will benefit greatly from this series. Concepts explored: Standard form, slopeintercept form, pointslope form, solving linear equations Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. This video includes a Teacher's Guide: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsteachersguidelinearfunctions This video includes a Video Transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebranspirationslinearfunctions To view the video: Algebra Nspirations: Linear Functions: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationslinearfunctions 
Applications of Linear Functions  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Encryption 
Secret codes and encryption are ideal examples of a system of equations. In this activity, students encrypt and decrypt a message. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video: [Algebra Applications: Systems of Equations, Segment 2: Encryption]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebraapplicationssystemsequationssegment2encryption This video includes a Video Transcript: [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Systems of Equations, Segment 2: Encryption]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationssystemsequationssegment2encryption

Applications of Linear Systems  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: What Is a Mortgage? 
Students explore the dramatic events of 2008 related to the mortgage crisis. Brought about principally through mortgage defaults, the effect on the overall economy was severe. Yet, this situation offers an ideal case study for the exploration of key concepts in data analysis and probability. By exploring these questions students get a front row seat to the historical events of the world’s largest economy. The time value of money is at the basis of all loans. Students learn about the key factors that determine monthly mortgage payments and use the TINspire to create an amortization table. This table is used throughout the rest of the program to explore different scenarios. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To view the full video:[Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 2: What Is a Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebraapplicationsdataanalysissegment2whatmortgage This video includes a video transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 2: What Is a Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationsdataanalysissegment2whatmortgage 
Data Analysis  
Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Points 
Geometric objects are abstractions that seem to have a connection to real world objects. In the case of a geometric point, we visit the CERN particle accelerator in Switzerland, where the smallest known subatomic particles are produced, to see how subatomic particles compare to geometric points. A mathematical analysis reveals the nature of geometric points and pointlike materials objects. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. This video [VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Points and Lines, Segment 2: Points] includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/videotranscriptgeometryapplicationspointsandlinessegment2points VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Points and Lines, Segment 2:https://www.media4math.com/library/geometryapplicationspointsandlinessegment2points 
Applications of Points and Lines  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Logarithmic Functions 
This video begins with the historical invention of logarithms that forever changed the world of computation—until the advent of calculators more than 300 years later. Written and hosted by internationally acclaimed math educator Dr. Monica Neagoy, it proceeds to derive the properties of logs, examine logarithmic functions and graphs, and finally explore the wellknown Richter logarithmic scale. Concepts explored: functions and inverse functions, logarithms, exponential functions, logarithmic functions Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video: [Algebra Nspirations: Logarithms and Logarithmic Functions]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationslogarithmsandlogarithmicfunctions This video includes a Video Transcript [Algebra Nspirations: Logarithms and Logarithmic Functions]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebranspirationslogarithmsandlogarithmicfunctions 
Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Exercise 
Exercise needs to become a consistent part of everyone's lifestyle. In particular, aerobic exercises, which vigorously exerts the heart, is an important form of exercise. The maximum heart rate from aerobic exercise is a linear function dependent on age. Students are asked to develop a data table based on the function. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video: [Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 4: Exercise]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videoalgebraapplicationslinearfunctionssegment4exercise This video includes a Video Transcript: [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 4: Exercise]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationslinearfunctionssegment4exercise 
Applications of Linear Functions  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: What Is a Subprime Mortgage? 
Having learned the general features of a mortgage, students learn the specifics of a subprime mortgage. With this comes the notion of a credit score, and with credit scores come the probabilities for a loan default. Students use the amortization table to run probability simulations to determine possible loan defaults on subprime mortgages. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To view the full video [Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 3: What is a Subprime Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebraapplicationsdataanalysissegment3whatwhatsubprimemortgage This video includes a video transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 3: What is a Subprime Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationsdataanalysissegment3whatsubprimemortgage 
Data Analysis  
Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Polygons 1 
Properties of Polygons. In the ancient city of Marrakesh, polygons are on display. As part of the Islamic tile work prevalent throughout the Middle Ages, Marrakesh provides an opportunity to explore the properties of polygons, and how these properties are taken advantage of in the intricate designs found throughout this fascinating city. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. This video [VIDEO: Geometry Applications: Polygons, Segment 2: Properties of Polygons] includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/videotranscriptgeometryapplicationspolygonssegment2propertiespolygons To view the video: Geometry Applications: Polygons, Segment 2: Properties of Polygons: https://www.media4math.com/library/geometryapplicationspolygonssegment2propertiespolygons 
Applications of Polygons  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions 
In this program, the TINspire is used to explore the nature of quadratic functions. Examples ranging from space travel and projectile motion provide realworld examples for discovering algebraic concepts. All examples are solved graphically. The teacher’s guide provides all keystrokes shown in the video, as well as providing support for TI84 users. Algebra teachers looking to integrate handheld technology and visual media into their instruction will benefit greatly from this series. Concepts explored: Quadratic functions and equations, standard form, graphing quadratic equations, solving quadratic equations graphically Note: The download for this resource is the Promethean Flipchart. The Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions video includes a Video Transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebranspirationsquadraticfunctions Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsquadraticfunctions Video: Algebra Nspirations: Quadratic Functions includes a Teacher's Guide: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsteachersguidequadraticfunctions 
Applications of Quadratic Functions  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Fireworks 
Fireworks displays are elegant examples of quadratic function. In this segment the basics of quadratic functions in standard form are developed visually and students are guided through the planning of a fireworks display. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video: [Algebra Applications: Quadratic Functions, Segment 2: Pyrotechnics]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebraapplicationsquadraticfunctionssegment2pyrotechnics This video includes a Video Transcript: [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Quadratic Functions, Segment 2: Pyrotechnics]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationsquadraticfunctionssegment2pyrotechnics 
Applications of Quadratic Functions  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: What Is An Adjustable Rate Mortgage? 
Another factor in the mortgage crisis was the use of adjustable rate mortgages Students run a number of scenarios to test adjustable rate mortgages, while also taking into account the state of the housing market during the time of the mortgage crisis. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video [Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 4: What is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebraapplicationsdataanalysissegment4whatadjustableratemortgage This video includes a Video Transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 4: What is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage?]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationsdataanalysissegment4whatadjustableratemortgage

Data Analysis  
Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Polygons 2 
The Petronas Towers in Indonesia provide an opportunity to explore the composite shapes used in the design of the towers. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video: https://media4math.com/library/geometryapplicationspolygonssegment3compositefigures This video includes a Video Transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptgeometryapplicationspolygonssegment3compositefigures 
Applications of Polygons  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Rational Functions 
After briefly reviewing the concept of inverse variation, this video explores Boyle’s law, a real world example of an inversely proportional relationship between pressure and volume of a gas. Written and hosted by internationally acclaimed math educator Dr. Monica Neagoy, it goes on to examine similarities and differences among rational functions and numbers. Finally, it takes a look at rational functions graphs and ends with a delightful example merging Euclidean and analytic geometry, thanks to the TINspire technology. Concepts explored: functions, rational expressions, rational functions, asymptotes Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video [Algebra Nspirations: Rational Functions and Expressions]: https://media4math.com/library/algebranspirationsrationalfunctionsandexpressions A video transcript is available for this video [Video Transcript: Algebra Nspirations: Rational Functions and Expressions]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebranspirationsrationalfunctionsandexpressions 
Rational Functions and Equations  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Floods In Venice 
The city of Venice is slowly sinking into the Adriatic Sea. So what does a city whose streets are full of water do about flooding? Venice experiences a great deal of flooding, and with the expected rise of sea levels over the next century, this ancient city is in peril. Through a series of inequalities, students analyze the impact of flooding, rising sea levels, and sinking have on this grand, ancient city. Students use the Lists and Spreadsheets and the Program Editor features of the TINspire. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video [Algebra Applications: Inequalities, Segment 2: Floods in Venice]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebraapplicationsinequalitiessegment2floodsvenice This video includes a video transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Inequalities, Segment 2: Floods in Venice]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationsinequalitiessegment2floodsvenice 
Inequalities  
Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: 3D Geometry 1 
Rectangular Prisms. Mayan pyramids are essentially stacks of rectangular prisms. The volume of each successive level is a percentage decrease of its lower neighbor. This introduces the notion of a geometric sequence and series, including an infinite series. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. For access to the full video [Geometry Applications: 3D Geometry, Segment 2: Pyramids]: https://media4math.com/library/geometryapplications3dgeometrysegment2pyramids This video includes a Video Transcript [Video Transcript: Geometry Applications: 3D Geometry, Segment 2: Pyramids]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptgeometryapplications3dgeometrysegment2pyramids 
Applications of 3D Geometry  
Promethean Flipchart: Geometry Applications: Quadrilaterals 1 
Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece Falling Water is also a stunning assembly of quadrilateral shapes. Some of the rectangular forms in this building seem to defy gravity, as we explore the properties of squares and rectangles that allowed Frank Lloyd Wright to push the envelope of design and structure. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. This video includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/videotranscriptgeometryapplicationsquadrilateralssegment2squaresandrectangles To view the video: Geometry Applications: Quadrilaterals, Segment 2: Squares and Rectangles: https://www.media4math.com/library/geometryapplicationsquadrilateralssegment2squaresandrectangles 
Applications of Quadrilaterals  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Nspirations: Systems of Equations 
Written and hosted by internationally acclaimed math educator Dr. Monica Neagoy, this video introduces students to systems of linear equations in two or three unknowns. To solve these systems, the host illustrates a variety of methods: four involve the TINspire (spreadsheet, graphs and geometry, matrices and nSolve) and two are the classic algebraic methods known as substitution and elimination, also called the linear combinations method. The video ends with a summary of the three possible types of solutions. Concepts explored: equations, linear equations, linear systems Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video [Algebra Nspirations: Solving Systems of Equations]: https://media4math.com/library/algebranspirationssolvingsystemsequations To access the video transcript [Algebra Nspirations: Solving Systems of Equations]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebranspirationssolvingsystemsequations

Applications of Linear Systems  
Promethean Flipchart: Algebra Applications: Hearing Loss 
Hearing loss. We live in a noisy world. In fact, prolonged exposure to noise can cause hearing loss. Students analyze the noise level at a rock concert and determine the ideal distance where the noise level is out of the harmful range. Using the TINspire’s Geometry tools, student create a mathematical simulation of the decibel level as a function of distance. Note: The download for this resources is the Promethean Flipchart. To access the full video [Algebra Applications: Logarithmic Functions, Segment 2: Hearing Loss]: https://www.media4math.com/library/algebraapplicationslogarithmicfunctionssegment2hearingloss This video includes a video transcript [Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Logarithmic Functions, Segment 2: Hearing Loss]: https://www.media4math.com/library/videotranscriptalgebraapplicationslogarithmicfunctionssegment2hearingloss 
Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 