Video Using linear equations to model population growth, Hooke's Law and parcel shipping charges

TLF ID S4689

In this animated presentation students are provided with three examples of mathematical modelling in real-world settings. Linear functions are used to model population growth, Hooke's Law and parcel shipping charges.



Educational details

Educational value
  • The presentation demonstrates the steps involved in mathematical modelling using linear functions.
  • The Hooke's Law example involves student input.
  • The presentation includes a replay facility and an option to print student worksheets.
Year level

9; 10

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Copyright holder
  • Name: HeyMath!
  • Organisation: HeyMath!
  • Address: Chennai 600086 INDIA
  • URL: www.heymath.com
  • Remarks: resource
  • Content provider
  • Date of contribution: 2011
  • Name: Curriki
  • Organisation: Curriki
  • Address: Cupertino California 95014 UNITED STATES
  • URL: www.curriki.org
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 2011
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Remarks: template
Learning resource type
  • Moving Image
Browsers
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Operating systems
  • macos - minimum version: 10
  • ms-windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: Vista
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd 2012, except where indicated otherwise. Resource © HeyMath! This material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/. In essence, you are free to copy, communicate and adapt the material for any purpose, as long as you attribute the author and abide by the other licence terms.