In this lesson, students will learn to use mathematical models to represent real life situations. In particular, they will use tables and equations to represent the relationship between the number of revolutions made by a "driver" and a "follower" (two connected gears in a system), and they will explain the significance of the radii of the gears in regard to this relationship.
In this lesson, students will learn to model situations mathematically. Specifically, students will perform investigations on the growth of populations and use exponential functions to represent that growth.
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