Mathemafish Population

It's shark week! In this problem, young mathematically minded marine biologists need to study the fish population by analyzing data over time. The emphasis is on understanding the average rate of change of the population and drawing conclusions about the behavior of the function.It is a great lesson that foreshadows concepts of rate of change and tangent lines to a specific point on a curve that will be explored in future years. 

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8th - 11th
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45 mins
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