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## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Functions and Relations, Segment 4: Elliptical Paths |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Functions and Relations, Segment 4: Elliptical PathsThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: The planets orbiting the sun follow elliptical paths. In fact, the trajectory of a spacecraft traveling to Mars would also be elliptical. Students explore these various ellipses. |
Applications of Functions and Relations, Relations and Functions | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Quadratic Functions, Segment 3: Forensics |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Quadratic Functions, Segment 3: ForensicsThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: The distance a car travels even after the brakes are applied can be described through a quadratic function. But there is also the reaction time, the split second before the brakes are applied. The total distance is known as the stopping distance and this segment analyzes the quadratic function. This is an equation that can be used by accident investigators. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions, Quadratic Equations and Functions | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Inequalities |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: InequalitiesThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: In this episode of Algebra Applications, two real-world explorations of inequalities are developed: Hybrid Cars. An examination of the equations and inequalities that involve miles per gallon (mpg) for city and highway traffic reveals important information about hybrid cars and those with gasoline-powered engines. Floods in Venice. |
Inequalities | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Quadratic Functions, Segment 4: Medicine |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Quadratic Functions, Segment 4: MedicineFrom the time a baby is born to the time it reaches 36 months of age, there is dramatic growth in height and weight. An analysis of CDC data reveals a number of quadratic models that doctors can use to monitor the growth and development of children. |
Applications of Quadratic Functions, Graphs of Quadratic Functions, Quadratic Equations and Functions | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data AnalysisThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: In this episode of Algebra Applications, 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. |
Data Analysis | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Inequalities, Segment 1: Hybrid Cars. |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Inequalities, Segment 1: Hybrid Cars.This is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: With the increasing demand worldwide for cars, the cost of gasoline continues to rise. The need for fuel-efficient cars makes hybrids a current favorite. An examination of the equations and inequalities that involve miles per gallon (mpg) for city and highway traffic reveals important information about hybrid cars and those with gasoline-powered engines. |
Inequalities | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Rational Functions |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Rational FunctionsThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: In this episode of Algebra Applications, students explore various scenarios that can be explained through the use of rational functions. Such disparate phenomena as submarines, photography, and the appearance of certain organisms can be explained through rational function models. |
Rational Expressions, Rational Functions and Equations | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 1: Introduction |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 1: IntroductionThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: In this introductory segment students learn about the mortage crisis of 2008. In the process they get a brief introduction to what a mortgage is. |
Data Analysis | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Inequalities, Segment 2: Floods in Venice |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Inequalities, Segment 2: Floods in VeniceThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: 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. |
Inequalities | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Rational Functions, Segment 1: Submarines |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Rational Functions, Segment 1: SubmarinesThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: 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. |
Rational Expressions, Rational Functions and Equations | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 2: What Is a Mortgage? |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 2: What Is a Mortgage?This is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: 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 TI-Nspire to create an amortization table. This table is used throughout the rest of the program to explore different scenarios. |
Data Analysis | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions Linear Expressions, Equations, and Functions |
Applications of Linear Functions, Graphs of Linear Functions | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Rational Functions, Segment 2: Biology |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Rational Functions, Segment 2: BiologyThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: All living things take up a certain amount of space, and therefore have volume. They also have a certain amount of surface area. The ratio of surface area to volume, which is a rational function, reveals important information about the organism. Students look at different graphs of these functions for different organisms. |
Rational Expressions, Rational Functions and Equations | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 3: What is a Subprime Mortgage? |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 3: What is a Subprime Mortgage?This is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: 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. |
Data Analysis | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 1: Introduction |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 1: Introduction Linear Expressions, Equations, and Functions < |
Applications of Linear Functions, Graphs of Linear Functions | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Rational Functions, Segment 3: Hubble Telescope |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Rational Functions, Segment 3: Hubble TelescopeThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: The Hubble Telescope has transformed how we view the universe. We learn about the lens formula and how it is used in the construction of telescopes. |
Rational Expressions, Rational Functions and Equations | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 4: What is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage? |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Data Analysis, Segment 4: What is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage?This is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: 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. |
Data Analysis | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 2: Cycling |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 2: Cycling Linear Expressions, Equations, and Functions |
Applications of Linear Functions, Graphs of Linear Functions | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Systems of Equations |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Systems of EquationsThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: In this episode of Algebra Applications, students explore various scenarios that can be explained through the use of systems of equations. Such disparate phenomena as profit and loss, secret codes, and ballistic missile shields can be explored through systems of equations. |
Applications of Linear Systems, Matrix Operations, Solving Systems of Equations | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Exponential FunctionsThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: In this episode of Algebra Applications, students explore earthquakes using exponential models. In particular, students analyze the earthquake that struck the Sichuan Province in China in 2008, months before the Beijing Olympics. This dramatic, real-world example allows students to apply their understanding of exponential functions and their inverses, along with data analysis and periodic function analysis. |
Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Graphs of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 3: Oil Exploration |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 3: Oil Exploration Linear Expressions, Equations, and Functions |
Applications of Linear Functions, Graphs of Linear Functions | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Systems of Equations, Segment 1: Profit and Loss |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Systems of Equations, Segment 1: Profit and LossThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: Profit and loss are the key measures in a business. A system of equations that includes an equation for income and one for expenses can be used to determine profit and loss. Students solve a system graphically. |
Applications of Linear Systems, Matrix Operations, Solving Systems of Equations | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 1: Introduction |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 1: IntroductionThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: In this introductory segment students learn about the great earthquake of 2008 that hit the Sichuan province of China. In the process they learn about how exponential functions provide a good model for describing earthquake intensity. |
Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Graphs of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 4: Exercise |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 4: Exercise Linear Expressions, Equations, and Functions |
Applications of Linear Functions, Graphs of Linear Functions | |

## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Systems of Equations, Segment 2: Encryption |
## Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Systems of Equations, Segment 2: EncryptionThis is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: Secret codes and encryption are ideal examples of a system of equations. In this activity, students encrypt and decrypt a message. |
Applications of Linear Systems, Matrix Operations, Solving Systems of Equations |