Education Technology

NUMB3RS - Season 2 - "Backscatter" - What Are You Implying?

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

In "Backscatter," the topic of explicit and implicit functions is discussed as Charlie is lecturing to a Calculus class. Unfortunately, his lecture is interrupted when two members of the Russian Mob enter his class and sit in the back row.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher Page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions page.