Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Knewton text (integrated in Knewton Assignments)
Lesson in Canvas
Create a presentation explaining your step-by-step approach to solving the problem below. Your presentation should be done in PowerPoint with Voice Over and should be 1 – 2 minutes in length.
You are moving and need a rental truck. The rental company you have chosen charges a $70/day fee plus $0.20 for every mile you travel. Write a linear equation that expresses the total cost y, where x represents the number of miles you travel. Graph this equation. Then choose a number of miles, x, you travel that day and find the total cost of renting the truck.
This activity will be graded using the Presentation Rubric.
Course Outcomes (CO): 4
Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMathematical Calculations
Successfully completes the calculations and includes required work.
Includes required work, but there are one or two calculation errors.
Does not have all necessary work shown and/or there are more than two calculation errors.
Incomplete or little progress shown.
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePresentation
Includes a detailed explanation and analysis. Uses Power Point with Voice Over and presentation is at least one minute.
Includes a detailed explanation and analysis. Uses Power Point with Voice Over, but presentation is less than one minute in length.
Explanation and analysis are lacking in detail and clarity. Uses Power Point with Voice Over, but presentation is less than 1 minute in length.
Did not use PowePoint with Voice Over
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWritten Skills
Presents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).
Presents information in an organized manner (few errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).
Presents information using understandable language but is somewhat disorganized (some errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).
Presents information that is not clear, logical, professional or organized to the point that the reader has difficulty understanding the message (numerous errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and/or punctuation).
Total Points: 50.0