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How Americans Got So Jittery

Activity Overview

Students develop piecewise functions to plot the growth of Starbucks and to try and predict where they are going.

Before the Activity

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During the Activity

Download the attached TI Interactive file.

After the Activity

Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary