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 Standard 8.Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of functions and algebra
TopicSequences and series
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 12.Understands formal notation (e.g., sigma notation, factorial representation) and various applications (e.g., compound interest) of sequences and series
   Vocabulary terms
A.  notation
B.  sequence
C.  series
D.  sigma notation
E.  factorial representation
F.  compound interest
G.  recursive pattern
H.  problem solving
I.  formula
J.  infinite
K.  area under a curve
L.  interval
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the difference between a sequence and a series   
  2. Understands the application of series to compound interest    HS.A-SSE.4 
  3. Understands the concept of a sequence    HS.F-BF.2 
  4. Understands sigma notation   
  5. Understands factorial representation of sequences   
  6. Understands the concept of a series    HS.A-SSE.4 
  7. Understands the concept of compound interest   
  8. Understands factorial representation of a series   
McREL Activity(s)
   Chessboard Series

 CC  = Common Core standards available (Common Core ID indicated)

Citation Log: BD(ME,304;​B3E,17,46;​CE,186;​S3E,52,*)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
*   McREL Report
2   Project 2061: Benchmarks for Science Literacy
AC   ACT, College Readiness Standards
AD   American Diploma Project
B1   International Baccalaureate: Math, Primary
B2   International Baccalaureate: Math, Middle
B3   International Baccalaureate: Math, High
C   CBE: Standards for Excellence
C3   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 3
C5   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 5
CB   College Board: College Board Standards for College Success: Mathematics and Statistics
CO   CDE: Building Blocks to Colorado’s Content Standards
D   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Mathematics
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
M   NCTM: Principles & Standards for School Mathematics
MA   MDE (Massachusetts): Early Childhood Standards
N4   NAEP: Released items for grade 4 (2003)
N8   NAEP: Released items for grade 8 (2003)
P   NAEP: Mathematics Assessment Framework
PS   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
S1   New Standards: Elementary School
S2   New Standards: Middle School
S3   New Standards: High School
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
T1   TIMSS: Population 1 assessed grade 4 (released 1998)
T2   TIMSS: Population 2 assessed grade 8 (released 1998)
T3   TIMSS: Final Year assessed grade 12 (released 1998)
U   Understanding University Success: A Report from Standards for Success
UK   United Kingdom: Desirable Outcomes for Children’s Learning

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

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