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Math in the News: Issue 107--Thanksgiving Temps

November 2015. In this issue of Math in the News we explore logarithmic functions to model the thawing of frozen turkeys. We look at USDA guidelines to determine data points and use a graphing calculator to create mathematical models. Note: The download is a PPT file.

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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF.IF.C.7.E, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF.BF.A.1.B
Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
        • Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Copyright Year 2015
Keywords function, logarithmic functions, graphs of logarithmic functions, logarithmic function tables, thanksgiving