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Title: Modeling Orbital Debris Problems
Url: http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=1386
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Description: This algebra lesson from Illuminations helps students develop their understanding of mathematical functions and modeling using spreadsheets, graphing calculators, and computer graphing utilities. The differences between linear, quadratic and exponential models are described. Students will also improve their understanding of how to choose the appropriate graphical representations for data. The material is intended for grades 9-12 and should require 5 class periods to complete.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Miscellaneous elementary topics, A-Z -- Exponents
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Analysis -- Differential equations -- Ordinary differential equations (linear and nonlinear)
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Astronomy
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Exponential functions
Mathematics -- Functions
Mathematics -- Linear equations
Mathematics -- Quadratic equations
Mathematics -- Algebra
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Mathematical Models
Mathematics Materials
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Format: html
Audience: Secondary Education
Language: English
Rights: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 35
Resource URL Clicks: 13
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