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Walk the Plank


Walk the Plank

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Students use this resource to discover linear relationships.  Teachers use this resource to have students discover relationships between linear functions, graph data, and find the equation of a linear function. 
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Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: December 14, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 06, 2017
Keywords: Slope, Linear Functions


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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: A standard bathroom scale A thin plank of wood at least 6 feet long (a 2 by 8 works well for this activity) Walk the Plank Activity Sheet Solutions for Activity Sheet Graphing calculator or computer graphing software (optional)
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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