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Title: Paying for Your Wheels
Url: http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=2459
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Description: This math lesson from Illuminations introduces students to the various costs associated with owning a car. The material uses proportion to calculate distance and miles per gallon, as well as analyzing data using a graphing utility, determining a curve of best fit and extrapolating data. Questions for students are also included. The material is appropriate for grades 9-13 and should require 1 class period to complete.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Combinatorics. Combinatorial analysis -- Graph theory
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Numerical analysis -- Smoothing. Curve fitting
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Graphs
Mathematics -- Ratio and proportion
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Mathematical Models
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Format: html
pdf
Audience: Secondary Education
Students
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Language: English
Rights: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-10 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-12-12 10:31:29 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
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Resource URL Clicks: 11
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