Jet Plane

Learners investigate related rates.  In this related rates lesson, students determine the rate at which an airplane's distance is changing from a radar station and how the angle of elevation is changing.  Learners find derivatives of the function modeling the planes' speed and the function modeling the change in angle of elevation.

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Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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