Lesson 6

Find That Factor

These materials, when encountered before Algebra 1, Unit 5, Lesson 6 support success in that lesson.

Lesson Narrative

The purpose of this lesson is to strengthen students’ numeracy needed to find a growth factor for an exponential relationship, as well as their ability to interpret the meaning of points in a graph that represents a context. When students explain how a graph or expression representing a model relates to the situation it represents, they are contextualizing the representation (MP2).

Learning Goals

Teacher Facing

  • Find the factor that scales a number to produce another number.

Student Facing

  • Let’s calculate factors that scale numbers.

Required Materials

CCSS Standards


Building Towards