Paying for Your Wheels

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A car payment is the least of your worries when owning a car. Scholars consider the different costs of owning a car and how to minimize those costs. Using graphing calculators, they analyze data by finding the curve of best fit.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Brainstorm with your classes the costs associated with owning a car
  • Have pupils build different equations to model the data; discuss the accuracy of each
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a graphing calculator

  • Provides a detailed teacher guide to aid in planning the lesson
  • Includes idea for assessment

  • None
Common Core