Education Technology

Dog Days or Dog Years?

Published on 11/25/2011

Activity Overview

Students use ordered pairs, table of values, and a scatter plot to determine a function that represents real world data.

Objectives

  • Representing input/output values as ordered pairs
  • Analyzing data from table of value and scatter plot
  • Determining functions to represent linear data

About the Lesson

Students will use ordered pairs, table of values, and a scatter plot to determine a function that represents real world data. Students will respond to questions about dog ages in human years, domain, range, and how the slope appears to be changing in the data set and graph.