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Changing Ferris Wheels

Unit 9: Ferris Wheels
Lesson 4 of 11

Objective: SWBAT describe how changing the parameters of a Ferris wheel affect the graph associated with that Ferris wheel.

Big Idea: How do changes to the Ferris wheel affect the graph? Without having studied transformations of trigonometric functions, students can develop their own generalizations about this using Ferris wheels.

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