Description: In this episode of Algebra Applications, three real-world explorations of linear functions are developed: Sports. The relationship between slope and grade in cycling is explored. Oil Exploration. A linear regression of oil consumption data over the past 25 years reveals an interesting pattern. Health. The maximum heart rate from aerobic exercise is a linear function dependent on age. Students are asked to develop a data table based on the function.
Grade Range: 6-12, college developmental math
Curriculum Standards: CCSS.Math. Content.8 .F.A.3, CCSS.Math. Content.8 .F.B.4, CCSS.Math. Content.HSA-CED.A.2
Copyright: ©2011
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