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Project MATHEMATICS!, California Institute of Technology  
A videotapeandworkbook module that explores a basic topic in high school mathematics in ways that cannot be done at the chalkboard or in a textbook. Animations show how the Cartesian equation changes if the graph of a polynomial is translated or subjected to a vertical change of scale. Zeros, local extrema, and points of inflection are discussed. Reallife examples include parabolic trajectories and the use of cubic splines in designing sailboats and computergenerated teapots.  


Levels:  High School (912) 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Multimedia, Video, Lesson Plans and Activities, Textbooks 
Math Topics:  Polynomials 
Math Ed Topics:  Audiovisual/Multimedia, Curriculum/Materials Development 
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