The primary purpose of this task is to elicit common misconceptions that arise when students try to model situations with linear functions. This task, being multiple choice, could also serve as a quick assessment to gauge a class' understanding of modeling with linear functions.

### General Information

**Subject(s):**Mathematics

**Grade Level(s):**8

**Instructional Time:**10 Minute(s)

**Freely Available:**Yes

**Keywords:**Modeling with a Linear Function, modeling, linear, function, cpalms, icpalms, illustrativemathematics.org, illustrative mathematics, tasks, mathematics, math, Florida standards, resource, free, freely available, problems-based learning, student activities

**Instructional Component Type(s):**

**Problem-Solving Task**

**Resource Collection:**Illustrative Mathematics