Whelk-Come to Mathematics: Using Rational Functions to Investigate the behavior of Northwestern Crows
Students use rational functions. They explore the possible reasons behind the observation that northwestern crows consistently drop a type of mollusk called a whelk from a height of 5 meters.
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