Students investigate the Newton Method of solving for zeroes of equations. They apply the method to a variety of different problems including the examples provided in the lesson plan. Students find approximations for the roots of an equation.
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Newton’s Law of Cooling, Revisited
Does Newton's Law of Cooling have anything to do with apples? Scholars apply Newton's Law of Cooling to solve problems in the 29th installment of a 35-part module. Now that they have knowledge of logarithms, they can determine the decay...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets
Stop wasting energy searching for physics resources, this comprehensive collection of worksheets has you covered. Starting with introductions to the scientific method, dimensional analysis, and graphing data, these skills practice...
9th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Stitching Quilts into Coordinate Geometry
Who knew quilting would be so mathematical? Introduce linear equations and graphing while working with the lines of pre-designed quilts. Use the parts of the design to calculate the slope of the linear segments. The project comes with...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Newton's Method and Inflection Point
The inflection point, the point where the second derivative is zero, is the focus of a video that works through a problem where it is not obvious to see the roots of a function. The solution to the problem requires using Newton's method...
7 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math