# Access Point #: MAFS.912.S-ID.3.AP.7a

Interpret the meaning of the slope and y-intercept in context.
Clarifications:

#### Essential Understandings

Concrete:

• Match the slope to the appropriate visual (for example, given a positive slope, match the appropriate graph from a field of three: positive, negative, or no slope.)
Representation:
• Interpret the slope as the rate of change in the data. A positive slope is data that is increasing and a negative slope is data that is decreasing.
• Interpret the y-intercept in terms of the data.

General Information
Number: MAFS.912.S-ID.3.AP.7a
Category: Access Points
Cluster: Interpret linear models. (Algebra 1 - Major Cluster)

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

## Related Standards

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## Related Courses

This access point is part of these courses.
1200310: Algebra 1
1200320: Algebra 1 Honors
1200380: Algebra 1-B
1200400: Foundational Skills in Mathematics 9-12
1210300: Probability and Statistics Honors
1200300: Basic Mathematics Skills (Formerly Pre-Algebra)
1200410: Mathematics for College Success
1200700: Mathematics for College Algebra
2107310: Psychology 2
7912090: Access Algebra 1B
1200315: Algebra 1 for Credit Recovery
1200385: Algebra 1-B for Credit Recovery
7912100: Fundamental Algebraic Skills
7912075: Access Algebra 1
2100365: African History Honors

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