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You Are What You Eat!

Published on 08/01/2011

Activity Overview

Students are introduced to modeling linear data through an investigation of comparing grams of fat and calories in fast food hamburgers. Students will use multiple representations to explore aspects of the linear equation that models the data.

Key Steps

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    Page 1.3 displays a table of calories and grams of fat for different hamburgers from three fast food restaurant chains. Students should look at the data and record any observations about patterns in the data.