**Sub-claim:**A

The students solve problems involving the Major Content with connections to the Standards for Mathematical Practice

d. Explain what a point (x,y) on the graph of a proportional relationships means in terms of the situation, with special attention to the points (0,0) and (1,r) where r is the unit rate.

Tasks require students to interpret a point (x,y) on the graph of a proportional relationship in terms of the situation. For the explain aspect of 7.RP.2d, see 7.C.6.1

Tasks use only coordinates in Quadrant 1 and use only a positive constant of proportionality.

EOY Released Test Item 8

Practice Test, Unit 1, Item 3

2016 Released Item #3

**Type of items:**Type 1**Color Code:**Peach**Evidence Statement Key:**7.RP.2d**Calculator:**No**Point:**1 each (1:29)**Evidence Statement Text:**Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities.d. Explain what a point (x,y) on the graph of a proportional relationships means in terms of the situation, with special attention to the points (0,0) and (1,r) where r is the unit rate.

**Clarifications, limits, emphases, and other information intended to ensure appropriate variety in tasks:**Tasks require students to interpret a point (x,y) on the graph of a proportional relationship in terms of the situation. For the explain aspect of 7.RP.2d, see 7.C.6.1

Tasks use only coordinates in Quadrant 1 and use only a positive constant of proportionality.

**Sample Questions (taken from PARCC’s Practice Tests and Released Items):**EOY Released Test Item 8

Practice Test, Unit 1, Item 3

2016 Released Item #3

The graph shows the amount of protein contained in a certain brand of peanut butter.

Which statement describes the meaning of the point ( 6, 30 ) on the graph?
a. There are 6 grams of protein per tablespoon of peanut butter.
b. There are 30 grams of protein per tablespoon of peanut butter.
c. There are 6 grams of protein in 30 tablespoons of peanut butter.
d. There are 30 grams of protein in 6 tablespoons of peanut butter.

**2.**

**Practice Test, Unit 1, Item 3**

This graph shows the relationship between the pounds of cheese bought at a deli and the total cost, in dollars, for the cheese.

Select each statement about the graph that is true.
Select all that apply.

a. The point ( 0, 0 ) shows the cost is $0.00 for 0 pounds of cheese.

b. The point ( 0.25, 1 ) shows the cost is $0.25 for 1 pound of cheese.

c. The point ( 0.5, 2 ) shows that 0.5 pound of cheese costs $2.00.

d. The point ( 1, 4 ) shows the cost is $4.00 for 1 pound of cheese.

e. The point ( 2, 8 ) shows that 8 pounds of cheese cost $2.00.

**2.**

**2016 Released Item #3**

Amelia works for 6 hours and earns $48. The graph shows the relationship between the number of hours Amelia works, x, & the total amount she earns, y.

Which point represents the number of dollars Amelia makes per hour?

a. ( 1, 6 )

b. ( 1, 8 )

c. ( 2, 16 )

d. ( 6, 48 )

**Answers:**

**Reference:**

PARCC. (n.d.). Retrieved December 20, 2017, from http://www.aps.edu/assessment/parcc