Education Technology

Why is the Sky Blue and When Will We Ever Use This?

Published on 02/23/2009

Activity Overview

Have you ever tried to come up with a real life example for a rational function with an exponent to the negative four? Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue? Here is a short example of the uses of a rational function.

Before the Activity

In this activity, students should know how to find a regression equation and how to use the spreadsheet tools.