This activity is about teams of two students solving eight basic level linear programming problems from start to finish, which includes converting words to inequalities, graphing linear inequalities, finding points of intersection with lines, determining the feasible region, calculating profit at ea
This TWO-PERIOD (or 90-minute) activity is designed to come BEFORE learning about slope. It will allow students to discover through experiments what slope means and how to find it. Students will drop tennis balls, baseballs, and "SuperBalls" and measure their bounce heights from various distances.
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