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1 The University of the State of New York REGENTS HIGH SCHOOL EXAMINATION ALGEBRA I (Common Core) Wednesday, August 12, :30 to 11:30 a.m. MODEL RESPONSE SET Table of Contents Question Question Question Question Question Question Question Question Question Question Question Question Question

2 Question Each day Toni records the height of a plant for her science lab. Her data are shown in the table below. Day (n) Height (cm) The plant continues to grow at a constant daily rate. Write an equation to represent h(n), the height of the plant on the nth day. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [2]

3 Question Each day Toni records the height of a plant for her science lab. Her data are shown in the table below. Day (n) Height (cm) The plant continues to grow at a constant daily rate. Write an equation to represent h(n), the height of the plant on the nth day. Score 1: The student made a conceptual error when writing the equation. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [3]

4 Question Each day Toni records the height of a plant for her science lab. Her data are shown in the table below. Day (n) Height (cm) The plant continues to grow at a constant daily rate. Write an equation to represent h(n), the height of the plant on the nth day. Score 1: The student did not write the equation in terms of h(n). Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [4]

5 Question Each day Toni records the height of a plant for her science lab. Her data are shown in the table below. Day (n) Height (cm) The plant continues to grow at a constant daily rate. Write an equation to represent h(n), the height of the plant on the nth day. Score 1: The student did not write the equation in terms of n. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [5]

6 Question Each day Toni records the height of a plant for her science lab. Her data are shown in the table below. Day (n) Height (cm) The plant continues to grow at a constant daily rate. Write an equation to represent h(n), the height of the plant on the nth day. Score 0: The student gave a completely incorrect response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [6]

7 Question On the set of axes below, graph the inequality 2x y 1. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [7]

8 Question On the set of axes below, graph the inequality 2x y 1. Score 1: The student shaded in the wrong direction. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [8]

9 Question On the set of axes below, graph the inequality 2x y 1. Score 1: The student did not draw a dotted line. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [9]

10 Question On the set of axes below, graph the inequality 2x y 1. Score 1: The student graphed the slope incorrectly. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [10]

11 Question On the set of axes below, graph the inequality 2x y 1. Score 0: The student did not draw a dotted line and did not shade. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [11]

12 Question Rachel and Marc were given the information shown below about the bacteria growing in a Petri dish in their biology class. Number of Hours, x Number of Bacteria, B(x) Rachel wants to model this information with a linear function. Marc wants to use an exponential function. Which model is the better choice? Explain why you chose this model. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [12]

13 Question Rachel and Marc were given the information shown below about the bacteria growing in a Petri dish in their biology class. Number of Hours, x Number of Bacteria, B(x) Rachel wants to model this information with a linear function. Marc wants to use an exponential function. Which model is the better choice? Explain why you chose this model. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [13]

14 Question Rachel and Marc were given the information shown below about the bacteria growing in a Petri dish in their biology class. Number of Hours, x Number of Bacteria, B(x) Rachel wants to model this information with a linear function. Marc wants to use an exponential function. Which model is the better choice? Explain why you chose this model. Score 1: The student compared correlation coefficients. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [14]

15 Question Rachel and Marc were given the information shown below about the bacteria growing in a Petri dish in their biology class. Number of Hours, x Number of Bacteria, B(x) Rachel wants to model this information with a linear function. Marc wants to use an exponential function. Which model is the better choice? Explain why you chose this model. Score 1: The student made a conceptual error by confusing linear and exponential definitions. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [15]

16 Question Rachel and Marc were given the information shown below about the bacteria growing in a Petri dish in their biology class. Number of Hours, x Number of Bacteria, B(x) Rachel wants to model this information with a linear function. Marc wants to use an exponential function. Which model is the better choice? Explain why you chose this model. Score 1: The student gave an incomplete explanation. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [16]

17 Question Rachel and Marc were given the information shown below about the bacteria growing in a Petri dish in their biology class. Number of Hours, x Number of Bacteria, B(x) Rachel wants to model this information with a linear function. Marc wants to use an exponential function. Which model is the better choice? Explain why you chose this model. Score 0: The student gave a completely incorrect response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [17]

18 Question A driver leaves home for a business trip and drives at a constant speed of 60 miles per hour for 2 hours. Her car gets a flat tire, and she spends 30 minutes changing the tire. She resumes driving and drives at 30 miles per hour for the remaining one hour until she reaches her destination. On the set of axes below, draw a graph that models the driver s distance from home. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [18]

19 Question A driver leaves home for a business trip and drives at a constant speed of 60 miles per hour for 2 hours. Her car gets a flat tire, and she spends 30 minutes changing the tire. She resumes driving and drives at 30 miles per hour for the remaining one hour until she reaches her destination. On the set of axes below, draw a graph that models the driver s distance from home Score 1: The student did not start at (0,0). Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [19]

20 Question A driver leaves home for a business trip and drives at a constant speed of 60 miles per hour for 2 hours. Her car gets a flat tire, and she spends 30 minutes changing the tire. She resumes driving and drives at 30 miles per hour for the remaining one hour until she reaches her destination. On the set of axes below, draw a graph that models the driver s distance from home. Score 1: The student graphed past the destination, increasing the distance from home. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [20]

21 Question A driver leaves home for a business trip and drives at a constant speed of 60 miles per hour for 2 hours. Her car gets a flat tire, and she spends 30 minutes changing the tire. She resumes driving and drives at 30 miles per hour for the remaining one hour until she reaches her destination. On the set of axes below, draw a graph that models the driver s distance from home. Score 1: The student graphed the last hour incorrectly. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [21]

22 Question A driver leaves home for a business trip and drives at a constant speed of 60 miles per hour for 2 hours. Her car gets a flat tire, and she spends 30 minutes changing the tire. She resumes driving and drives at 30 miles per hour for the remaining one hour until she reaches her destination. On the set of axes below, draw a graph that models the driver s distance from home. Score 0: The student did not correctly graph the 30 minutes that the car was stopped, and then continued at 60 mph instead of 30 mph to the end of the grid. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [22]

23 Question How many real solutions does the equation x 2 2x 5 0 have? Justify your answer. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [23]

24 Question How many real solutions does the equation x 2 2x 5 0 have? Justify your answer. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [24]

25 Question How many real solutions does the equation x 2 2x 5 0 have? Justify your answer. Score 1: The student made an error by taking the square root of 4 and found two real solutions. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [25]

26 Question How many real solutions does the equation x 2 2x 5 0 have? Justify your answer. Score 1: The student gave an incomplete justification. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [26]

27 Question How many real solutions does the equation x 2 2x 5 0 have? Justify your answer. Score 1: The student knew that quadratic equations have two solutions, but did not answer the question regarding real solutions. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [27]

28 Question How many real solutions does the equation x 2 2x 5 0 have? Justify your answer. Score 0: The student gave a completely incorrect response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [28]

29 Question The number of carbon atoms in a fossil is given by the function y 5100(0.95) x, where x represents the number of years since being discovered. What is the percent of change each year? Explain how you arrived at your answer. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [29]

30 Question The number of carbon atoms in a fossil is given by the function y 5100(0.95) x, where x represents the number of years since being discovered. What is the percent of change each year? Explain how you arrived at your answer. Score 1: The student did not give an explanation. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [30]

31 Question The number of carbon atoms in a fossil is given by the function y 5100(0.95) x, where x represents the number of years since being discovered. What is the percent of change each year? Explain how you arrived at your answer. Score 1: The student calculated the percent change incorrectly, but gave an appropriate explanation. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [31]

32 Question The number of carbon atoms in a fossil is given by the function y 5100(0.95) x, where x represents the number of years since being discovered. What is the percent of change each year? Explain how you arrived at your answer. Score 0: The student gave a completely incorrect response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [32]

33 Question A toy rocket is launched from the ground straight upward. The height of the rocket above the ground, in feet, is given by the equation h(t) 16t 2 64t, where t is the time in seconds. Determine the domain for this function in the given context. Explain your reasoning. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [33]

34 Question A toy rocket is launched from the ground straight upward. The height of the rocket above the ground, in feet, is given by the equation h(t) 16t 2 64t, where t is the time in seconds. Determine the domain for this function in the given context. Explain your reasoning. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [34]

35 Question A toy rocket is launched from the ground straight upward. The height of the rocket above the ground, in feet, is given by the equation h(t) 16t 2 64t, where t is the time in seconds. Determine the domain for this function in the given context. Explain your reasoning. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [35]

36 Question A toy rocket is launched from the ground straight upward. The height of the rocket above the ground, in feet, is given by the equation h(t) 16t 2 64t, where t is the time in seconds. Determine the domain for this function in the given context. Explain your reasoning. Score 1: The student gave the range and not the domain. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [36]

37 Question A toy rocket is launched from the ground straight upward. The height of the rocket above the ground, in feet, is given by the equation h(t) 16t 2 64t, where t is the time in seconds. Determine the domain for this function in the given context. Explain your reasoning. Score 1: The student did not realize that the height cannot be negative either. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [37]

38 Question A toy rocket is launched from the ground straight upward. The height of the rocket above the ground, in feet, is given by the equation h(t) 16t 2 64t, where t is the time in seconds. Determine the domain for this function in the given context. Explain your reasoning. Score 1: The student did not state the interval. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [38]

39 Question A toy rocket is launched from the ground straight upward. The height of the rocket above the ground, in feet, is given by the equation h(t) 16t 2 64t, where t is the time in seconds. Determine the domain for this function in the given context. Explain your reasoning. Score 0: The student gave an irrelevant response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [39]

40 Question Jackson is starting an exercise program. The first day he will spend 30 minutes on a treadmill. He will increase his time on the treadmill by 2 minutes each day. Write an equation for T(d), the time, in minutes, on the treadmill on day d. Find T(6), the minutes he will spend on the treadmill on day 6. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [40]

41 Question Jackson is starting an exercise program. The first day he will spend 30 minutes on a treadmill. He will increase his time on the treadmill by 2 minutes each day. Write an equation for T(d), the time, in minutes, on the treadmill on day d. Find T(6), the minutes he will spend on the treadmill on day 6. Score 2: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [41]

42 Question Jackson is starting an exercise program. The first day he will spend 30 minutes on a treadmill. He will increase his time on the treadmill by 2 minutes each day. Write an equation for T(d), the time, in minutes, on the treadmill on day d. Find T(6), the minutes he will spend on the treadmill on day 6. Score 1: The student wrote an expression and not an equation. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [42]

43 Question Jackson is starting an exercise program. The first day he will spend 30 minutes on a treadmill. He will increase his time on the treadmill by 2 minutes each day. Write an equation for T(d), the time, in minutes, on the treadmill on day d. Find T(6), the minutes he will spend on the treadmill on day 6. Score 1: The student gave a correct T(6) based on the incorrect expression. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [43]

44 Question Jackson is starting an exercise program. The first day he will spend 30 minutes on a treadmill. He will increase his time on the treadmill by 2 minutes each day. Write an equation for T(d), the time, in minutes, on the treadmill on day d. Find T(6), the minutes he will spend on the treadmill on day 6. Score 0: The student gave a completely incorrect response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [44]

45 Question Graph f(x) x 2 and g(x) 2 x for x 0 on the set of axes below. State which function, f(x) or g(x), has a greater value when x 20. Justify your reasoning. Score 4: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [45]

46 Question Graph f(x) x 2 and g(x) 2 x for x 0 on the set of axes below. State which function, f(x) or g(x), has a greater value when x 20. Justify your reasoning. Score 4: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [46]

47 Question Graph f(x) x 2 and g(x) 2 x for x 0 on the set of axes below. State which function, f(x) or g(x), has a greater value when x 20. Justify your reasoning. Score 3: The student did not justify 2 x. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [47]

48 Question Graph f(x) x 2 and g(x) 2 x for x 0 on the set of axes below. State which function, f(x) or g(x), has a greater value when x 20. Justify your reasoning. Score 2: The student has a correct graph, but shows no further work. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [48]

49 Question Graph f(x) x 2 and g(x) 2 x for x 0 on the set of axes below. y State which function, f(x) or g(x), has a greater value when x 20. Justify your reasoning. x Score 2: The student has one graphing error by not using arrows and did not justify g(x). Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [49]

50 Question Graph f(x) x 2 and g(x) 2 x for x 0 on the set of axes below. y State which function, f(x) or g(x), has a greater value when x 20. Justify your reasoning. x Score 2: The student has a correct function and justification, but no graph. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [50]

51 Question Graph f(x) x 2 and g(x) 2 x for x 0 on the set of axes below. State which function, f(x) or g(x), has a greater value when x 20. Justify your reasoning. Score 1: The student graphed f(x) correctly. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [51]

52 Question Graph f(x) x 2 and g(x) 2 x for x 0 on the set of axes below. State which function, f(x) or g(x), has a greater value when x 20. Justify your reasoning. Score 1: The student did not put arrows on the graphs drawn and there is no further correct work. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [52]

53 Question Graph f(x) x 2 and g(x) 2 x for x 0 on the set of axes below. y State which function, f(x) or g(x), has a greater value when x 20. Justify your reasoning. x Score 0: The student did not graph one function completely correct and no further correct work is shown. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [53]

54 Question Solve for x algebraically: 7x 3(4x 8) 6x 12 9x If x is a number in the interval [4,8], state all integers that satisfy the given inequality. Explain how you determined these values. Score 4: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [54]

55 Question Solve for x algebraically: 7x 3(4x 8) 6x 12 9x If x is a number in the interval [4,8], state all integers that satisfy the given inequality. Explain how you determined these values. Score 3: The student wrote an incorrect explanation. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [55]

56 Question Solve for x algebraically: 7x 3(4x 8) 6x 12 9x If x is a number in the interval [4,8], state all integers that satisfy the given inequality. Explain how you determined these values. Score 3: The student did not reverse the inequality symbol when dividing by a negative, but gave appropriate numbers and explanation. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [56]

57 Question Solve for x algebraically: 7x 3(4x 8) 6x 12 9x If x is a number in the interval [4,8], state all integers that satisfy the given inequality. Explain how you determined these values. Score 3: The student did not state the correct integers, but gave an appropriate explanation. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [57]

58 Question Solve for x algebraically: 7x 3(4x 8) 6x 12 9x If x is a number in the interval [4,8], state all integers that satisfy the given inequality. Explain how you determined these values. Score 2: The student solved the inequality correctly, but showed no further correct work. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [58]

59 Question Solve for x algebraically: 7x 3(4x 8) 6x 12 9x If x is a number in the interval [4,8], state all integers that satisfy the given inequality. Explain how you determined these values. Score 1: The student did not reverse the inequality symbol when dividing by a negative and showed no further correct work. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [59]

60 Question Solve for x algebraically: 7x 3(4x 8) 6x 12 9x If x is a number in the interval [4,8], state all integers that satisfy the given inequality. Explain how you determined these values. Score 0: The student gave a completely incorrect response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [60]

61 Question The volume of a large can of tuna fish can be calculated using the formula V πr 2 h. Write an equation to find the radius, r, in terms of V and h. Determine the diameter, to the nearest inch, of a large can of tuna fish that has a volume of 66 cubic inches and a height of 3.3 inches. Score 4: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [61]

62 Question The volume of a large can of tuna fish can be calculated using the formula V πr 2 h. Write an equation to find the radius, r, in terms of V and h. Determine the diameter, to the nearest inch, of a large can of tuna fish that has a volume of 66 cubic inches and a height of 3.3 inches. Score 3: The student made a premature rounding error. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [62]

63 Question The volume of a large can of tuna fish can be calculated using the formula V πr 2 h. Write an equation to find the radius, r, in terms of V and h. Determine the diameter, to the nearest inch, of a large can of tuna fish that has a volume of 66 cubic inches and a height of 3.3 inches. Score 3: The student multiplied by π instead of dividing by π. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [63]

64 Question The volume of a large can of tuna fish can be calculated using the formula V πr 2 h. Write an equation to find the radius, r, in terms of V and h. Determine the diameter, to the nearest inch, of a large can of tuna fish that has a volume of 66 cubic inches and a height of 3.3 inches. Score 2: The student stated an incorrect equation but solved it appropriately. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [64]

65 Question The volume of a large can of tuna fish can be calculated using the formula V πr 2 h. Write an equation to find the radius, r, in terms of V and h. Determine the diameter, to the nearest inch, of a large can of tuna fish that has a volume of 66 cubic inches and a height of 3.3 inches. Score 2: The student did not take the square root of r 2 and did not round the diameter. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [65]

66 Question The volume of a large can of tuna fish can be calculated using the formula V πr 2 h. Write an equation to find the radius, r, in terms of V and h. Determine the diameter, to the nearest inch, of a large can of tuna fish that has a volume of 66 cubic inches and a height of 3.3 inches. Score 1: The student found the correct radius, but no further correct work is shown. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [66]

67 Question The volume of a large can of tuna fish can be calculated using the formula V πr 2 h. Write an equation to find the radius, r, in terms of V and h. Determine the diameter, to the nearest inch, of a large can of tuna fish that has a volume of 66 cubic inches and a height of 3.3 inches. Score 0: The student gave a completely incorrect response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [67]

68 Question The table below shows the attendance at a museum in select years from 2007 to Attendance at Museum Year Attendance (millions) State the linear regression equation represented by the data table when x 0 is used to represent the year 2007 and y is used to represent the attendance. Round all values to the nearest hundredth. State the correlation coefficient to the nearest hundredth and determine whether the data suggest a strong or weak association. Score 4: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [68]

69 Question The table below shows the attendance at a museum in select years from 2007 to Attendance at Museum Year Attendance (millions) State the linear regression equation represented by the data table when x 0 is used to represent the year 2007 and y is used to represent the attendance. Round all values to the nearest hundredth. State the correlation coefficient to the nearest hundredth and determine whether the data suggest a strong or weak association. Score 3: The student did not round the correlation coefficient. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [69]

70 Question The table below shows the attendance at a museum in select years from 2007 to Attendance at Museum Year Attendance (millions) State the linear regression equation represented by the data table when x 0 is used to represent the year 2007 and y is used to represent the attendance. Round all values to the nearest hundredth. State the correlation coefficient to the nearest hundredth and determine whether the data suggest a strong or weak association. Score 2: The student stated a correct equation, but no credit is given for strong with no proof. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [70]

71 Question The table below shows the attendance at a museum in select years from 2007 to Attendance at Museum Year Attendance (millions) State the linear regression equation represented by the data table when x 0 is used to represent the year 2007 and y is used to represent the attendance. Round all values to the nearest hundredth. State the correlation coefficient to the nearest hundredth and determine whether the data suggest a strong or weak association. Score 1: The student has an incorrect equation and the correlation coefficient is rounded incorrectly. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [71]

72 Question The table below shows the attendance at a museum in select years from 2007 to Attendance at Museum Year Attendance (millions) State the linear regression equation represented by the data table when x 0 is used to represent the year 2007 and y is used to represent the attendance. Round all values to the nearest hundredth. State the correlation coefficient to the nearest hundredth and determine whether the data suggest a strong or weak association. Score 0: The student receives no credit for stating strong with no correlation coefficient. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [72]

73 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 6: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [73]

74 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 6: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [74]

75 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 6: The student has a complete and correct response. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [75]

76 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 5: The student did not reject the negative answer. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [76]

77 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 5: The student has an incomplete explanation. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [77]

78 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 4: The student has an incomplete explanation and did not divide the width by 2. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [78]

79 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 3: The student wrote a correct equation and explanation, but no further correct work is shown. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [79]

80 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 3: The student wrote a correct inequality but gave an incorrect explanation, and stated 1.5, but showed no work. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [80]

81 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 2: The student wrote a correct equation. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [81]

82 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 1: The student has a correct answer but no work is shown. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [82]

83 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 1: The student wrote a correct expression. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [83]

84 Question A rectangular picture measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Simon wants to build a wooden frame for the picture so that the framed picture takes up a maximum area of 100 square inches on his wall. The pieces of wood that he uses to build the frame all have the same width. Write an equation or inequality that could be used to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood for the frame Simon could create. Explain how your equation or inequality models the situation. Solve the equation or inequality to determine the maximum width of the pieces of wood used for the frame to the nearest tenth of an inch. Score 0: The student wrote an incomplete explanation and no further work. Algebra I (Common Core) Aug. 15 [84]

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