The times for mens and womens marathon races are collected from a website. Students use TI InterActive to graph the results and determine the exponential equations of best fit.
Before the Activity
Read through the activity document (I006). Download the data sets from the Internet and transform into an appropriate set of data for the problem. Students will require a copy of the activity document.
During the Activity
Complete the activity as per the instructions. Analyse the data and draw conclusions.
After the Activity
Download the "Sample Solution" (I007.pdf) and compare results.