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Title: Shrinking Candles, Running Water, Folding Boxes
Url: https://www.nctm.org/Classroom-Resources/Illuminations/Lessons/Shrinki...
Creator: Stevens, Jill
Publisher: Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Mathematics
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Description: Created by Jill Stevens of Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Mathematics, this activity allows students to look for functions within a given set of data. After analyzing the data, the student should be able to determine a type of function that best represents the data. The lesson provides graphs from a T-89 graphing calculator, easily allowing students to compare their answers with those provided. The site also offers insight on: learning objectives, needed materials, an instructional plan, compliance with NCTM standards and expectations and references.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Analysis
Science -- Mathematics -- Analysis -- Theory of functions
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Graphic methods
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Functions
Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Graphing calculators
Mathematics -- Statistical graphs
Date Issued: 2009
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Access Rights: Free access
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