Given a graph, you will analyze, interpret, and communicate the mathematical relationship represented and characteristics about this relationship.

**TEKS Standards and Student Expectations**

**A(1) **Mathematical process standards. The student uses mathematical processes to acquire and demonstrate mathematical understanding. The student is expected to:

**A(1)(E)** create and use representations to organize, record, and communicate mathematical ideas

**A(1)(F)** analyze mathematical relationships to connect and communicate mathematical ideas

**Resource Objective(s)**

Interpret graphs and create situations based on a given graph.

**Essential Questions**

What are some common verbs used to represent an increase?

What are some common verbs used to represent a decrease?

What will a graph look like if a variable is increasing

What will a graph look like if a variable is decreasing?

**Vocabulary**

- Plummet
- Climb
- Half
- Peak
- Fall
- Twice
- Rocket
- Increase
- Appreciate
- Soar
- Depreciate
- Decrease
- Fluctuate
- Descend
- Recede
- Drop
- Ascend
- Rise
- Decline