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Non-Linear Functions Skittles Lab

# Non-Linear Functions Skittles Lab

Unit 5: Functions

Lesson 16 of 30

Lesson 16 of 30

## Objective: SWBAT distinguish between linear graphs and non-linear graphs to explain the difference between a constant rate of change vs. a ratio of change.

## Big Idea: Use Skittles to demonstrate a non-linear graph and discuss properties of the activity that made it non-linear.

Subject(s):

Math, exponential function, Algebra, exponential decay function, nonlinear functions, ratio of change

*50 minutes*

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