Using Algebra and Discrete Mathematics to Investigate Population Changes in a Trout Pond (iMath Investigations)
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An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation that illustrates the use of iteration, recursion, and algebra to model and analyze a changing fish population. Graphs, equations, tables, and technological tools are used to investigate the effect of varying parameters on the longterm population.  


Levels:  High School (912) 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Multimedia, Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles, Web Interactive/Java 
Math Topics:  Basic Algebra, Graphing of Data, Statistics, Animal Biology 
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