Identify a real-world mathematics problem you find online, in a newspaper, etc. Share this problem and discuss the connections to your Algebra I course. Think about any additional problems or scenarios that might develop from this problem and determine the necessary tools to help students explore the real-world problem you found or designed. What do you anticipate students will do? What will constitute a viable argument? How will students learn how to use a particular tool?

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Consider the table below that presents the world population (in millions) from 1960-2011. How might you use this data in your classroom?