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"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 Quadratic II collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Growing Gardens: Factoring Quadratic Functions to Mars Pathfinder: Working Graphically with Quadratic 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.
Quadratic II Activity Titles
Growing Gardens: Factoring Quadratic Functions
Jumping Dogs: Using Quadratic Functions
South America Population: Using Quadratic Models
Cooking a Turkey: Working with Quadratic Function Models
Men Getting Married: Working with Quadratic Function Models
Electronic Gaming Sales: Working with Quadratic/Exponential Functions
Bat Weight, Swing/Ball Speed: Working with Quadratic and Linear Functions
Mars Pathfinder: Working Graphically with Quadratic Functions
Falling Objects: Working with Quadratic Function Equations
Engine Horsepower: Working with Quadratic Function Modeling