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  • Subject Area

    • Standard: VCE: Further Mathematics: Further Mathematics
    • Standard: VCE: Mathematical Methods: Mathematical Methods

  • Author

    Russell Brown

  • Level

    Aust Senior

  • Activity Time

    30 Minutes

  • Software

    TI-Nspire™ CAS

  • TI-Nspire Version


  • Accessories

    CBR™/CBR 2™

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Activity Overview

Collect data for the motion of a bouncing using a CBR (motion detector) connected to a calculator. The data produces a family of quadratic equations where the return bounce height diminishes. What type of function models this maximum return height?