Newton's Law of Cooling

Twelfth graders investigate exponential decay.  In this Calculus instructional activity, 12th graders explore Newton’s Law of cooling which can be modeled by a differential equation.  Students use the model to solve a murder as they examine the temperature of a body to determine time of death.

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12th
Subjects
Calculus
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