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Video: Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 3: Oil Exploration

Description: The potential for oil exploration in the controversial Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) sets the scene for this problem. A linear regression of oil consumption data over the past 25 years reveals an interesting pattern. How could new oil fields like ANWR help in breaking our dependence on foreign oil?

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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Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 3: Oil ExplorationMP4 06:27
Algebra Applications: Linear Functions, Segment 3: Oil ExplorationMP4 06:27