Organizing for the Future

Author:

Jonathan Osler

Resource Type:

Lesson Plans

Math Content:

Algebra, Algebraic Inequalities, Graphing, Feasible Region, Linear Inequalities, Slope, Maximization

Justice Issues:

Protest, Unions, Community Organizing

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Description:

The goal of this activity is for students to determine the best combination of phone calls and mailings to maximize turnout at a protest. Students use information about resource limitation to write algebraic inequalities, graph feasible regions, and justify what they believe is the best solution.