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Is leisure time really shrinking?

Students organize data from the USA TODAY Snapshot, "Is leisure time really shrinking?" into two scatter plots and determine the quadratic model for each scatter plot. They explore the graphs and determine if these graphs intersect. Finally, students identify the concept of extrapolation by expanding the viewing window to find the intersection.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Technology
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Year
2005
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  • Worksheet