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Math in the News: Issue 84--Comet ISON Approaches

Math in the News: Issue 84--Comet ISON Approaches

November 2013. In this issue of Math in the News we look at the arrival of Comet ISON, scheduled for arrival in late November 2013. We model the trajectory of the comet using a parabolic model.

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Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Quadratic Functions and Equations
        • Applications of Quadratic Functions
Copyright Year 2013
Keywords quadratic functions, vertex, quadratic functions in vertex form, parabolas, math in the news, Comet ISON