Hang Time

You got hops, mathlete? Students use their knowledge of quadratic functions, solving equations, and solutions to equations to calculate hang times and vertical jump heights of some special athletes.

Mathematical Domains: Functions

Standards: Grade Levels 9, 10, 11, 12: HSA.SSE.A.1, HSA.CED.A3, HSA.REI.B.4, HSF.IF.B.4, HSF.IF.B.5, HSF.IF.C.7

Topics: Modeling and Interpreting Real World Quadratic Functions, Systems of Equations

Grade Level(s): Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth

Duration: Approximately 1  to 2 hours

Resource: Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, PDF, Activities

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