Gas Guzzlers

Unit 5: The Fabulous World of Functions
Lesson 16 of 19

Objective: SWBAT to organize data, write a function that represents the data algebraically, and then use that function to predict other data.

Big Idea: In this activity, students will organize given data about cars and their respective mpg to determine a function that represents data. Then, using the function, the student has to determine the likely mpg of a car model not displayed in the data.

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Math, Algebra, function
  45 minutes
gas guzzler
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