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Periodic & Piecewise II

"When am I ever going to use this?"

It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question!

The Make It Real Learning Periodic & Piecewise II collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Airports and Angles: Using the Law of Cosines and Law of Sines to Meteorology: Working with Sinusoidal Models, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.

Periodic & Piecewise II Activity Titles

  1. Airports and Angles: Using the Law of Cosines and Law of Sines
  2. Flight Headings: Using the Law of Cosines and Law of Sines
  3. Fruit Snacks Interactive: Working with Averages
  4. Cooking Times: Working with Piecewise Functions
  5. Phases of the Moon: Working with Trigonometric Modeling
  6. Average High Temperatures: Using Trigonometric Modeling
  7. Average Low Temperatures: Using Trigonometric Modeling
  8. Meteorology: Working with Sinusoidal Models
  9. Sound Waves: Working with Sinusoidal Models
  10. Energy Prices: Working with Piecewise Functions

Standards targeted: Activities are mapped to common core standards. Click for detail.

Grade Levels: 10, 11, 12

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