Foxes and Rabbits 2

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The fox population chases the rabbit population. Groups model the populations of foxes and rabbits with two trigonometric functions. Individuals graph both trigonometric models on the same graph, and then teams determine an explanation of why the fox function appears to chase the rabbit function.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups share their functions and discuss similarities and differences
  • Lead a discussion on finding the parameters of a general trigonometric function
Classroom Considerations

  • Class members should know how to graph points and functions on the same graph

  • The data is created to have a function fit it perfectly
  • Each graph uses its own color for all the graphs

  • None
Common Core