## Polynomial, Power, Logistic, Rational I

**"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 Polynomial, Power, Logistic, Rational I collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From *Europe Population: Using Quadratic and Cubic Models* to *Retail Market Analysis: Working with Rational Functions*, 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.

**Polynomial, Power, Logistic, Rational I Activity Titles**

- Europe Population: Using Quadratic and Cubic Models
- Female Height and Weight: Using Power Function Models
- Gaining Weight: Using Logistic Function Models
- Growing Your Own Money: Working with Rules of Exponents
- Growing Your Own Money #2: Working with Rules of Exponents
- Make It Real Learning: Working with Function Models
- Michigan Population: Modeling with Cubic Functions
- Retail Market Analysis: Working with Rational Functions
- Social Security Concerns: Using Regression and Rational Functions
- Teen Pregnancy: Investigating Cubic Functions

**Standards targeted:** Number and Operations, Measurement, Data Analysis and Probability

**Grade Levels:** 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, College

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