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Whose S ope is it Anyway?. Created by Brian Domroes. Which Animal is Faster?. Give reasons to support your answer. Rate: Definition and Examples. A rate is a ratio comparing two different units Examples: Dollars/week Miles/hour Beats/second. Cat and Mouse Simulation.

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Whose S ope is it Anyway?

Created by Brian Domroes


Which Animal is Faster?

Give reasons to support your answer.


Rate: Definition and Examples

  • A rate is a ratio comparing two different units

  • Examples:

    • Dollars/week

    • Miles/hour

    • Beats/second


Cat and Mouse Simulation

What do graph lines really mean?


Go to www.explorelearning.com

Type in “Cat and Mouse”

Cat and Mouse


Click on “Launch Gizmo”


Play with the Variables


Exploration Activity Reviewed

  • The line moves up the y axis 3 spaces.

  • Make the cat go as fast as possible.

  • Yes, if it has enough of a head start.

  • Parallel lines = same slope = same speed.


1 second

7 feet

Exploration Activity Reviewed

5.


Exploration Activity Reviewed

6.The intersecting lines shows where the cat catches the mouse.

  • 20 feet

    8.The more vertical the line, the faster the animal.


Exploration Activity Reviewed

9.

What are your observations?


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Exploration Activity Reviewed

10.


Cheetah Chase


Warthog and Sable


Impala and Hare


Interpreting the Graph


Top Speed of the Cheetah and its Prey


Look for points at exact coordinates


y

x

Align the triangles appropriately


y

x

130 feet in

2 seconds


Answers Reviewed


y

x

360 feet in

8 seconds


Answers Reviewed


y

x

180 feet in

2 seconds


Answers Reviewed


y

x

420 feet in

4 seconds


Answers Reviewed


y

x

200 feet in

4 seconds


Answers Reviewed


Answers Reviewed

  • The change in y compared to change in x.

  • The Impala is 2nd fastest.

  • The Sable and the Warthog.


Revisit the Original Question


The End


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