Broken Spreadsheet II

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Work in reverse with the product becoming the given. Using a spreadsheet image of the graph of a trigonometric function, young scholars investigate methods of creating spreadsheet data that results in the given graph. The catch? The data creation must involve formulas and cannot include a trigonometric function.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the activity to investigate an application of the derivative a trigonometric equation
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires derivatives to complete the activity
  • Provide access to spreadsheet software
Pros
  • Expects higher order thinking strategies
  • Uses an open-ended question to investigate multiple concepts
Cons
  • None
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