Thinking Distance, Braking Distance and Stopping Distance Functions

Unit 11: Radical Functions
Lesson 1 of 10

Objective: SWBAT develop a function that relates the speed at which a car is traveling to its stopping distance using real world data. SWBAT find and interpret the significance of the inverse of this function in context.

Big Idea: Ahhh! How long will it take for this car to stop? Using technology students find a best-fit function. This leads students to discover a real world application of an inverse function.

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