Smokey Bear Takes Algebra

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  • Aug 10 2010 7:50 PM

    Rita Nutsch

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This lesson introduces students to the many factors that play a role in creating a forest-fire danger rating index. They will be looking at how we use a scale to quantify the abstract idea of forest fire danger. Using the real-world situation, students examine the meaning of the slope and intercepts of a line.

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    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Mathematics

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