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Welcome to Algebra I: Determining if a Direct Variation Exists

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Direct variation problems are solved using the equation y=kx, and this equation describes a particular form of dependence of one variable on another. In this program, students learn to determine if a direct variation exists for the given data. Part of the "Welcome to Algebra I" series.

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Runtime: 24 minutes 25 seconds

Woman with dark hair wearing a gray shirt stand at a podium in front of an illuminated blue and purple background. She holds a pen in her right hand while looking down at a screen in front of her.
Welcome to Algebra I
Episode 1
30 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman with dark hair in a bun wearing a green shirt stands at a podium in front of an illuminated blue and purple background. She holds a pen in her right hand while looking down at a screen in front of her.
Welcome to Algebra I
Episode 2
24 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 3
17 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Welcome to Algebra I
Episode 4
16 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Welcome to Algebra I
Episode 5
21 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 6
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Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Welcome to Algebra I
Episode 7
23 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Welcome to Algebra I
Episode 8
14 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Split screen. The left is a white background with a math word problem written in blue. Text at the top reads, "Example 3. Determine if the situation presents a direct variation. Below this, the problem is in typed text and the answer is in handwritten text. To the right, a woman works through the problem using a screen in front of her.
Welcome to Algebra I
Episode 9
24 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Welcome to Algebra I
Episode 10
15 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12