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ERIC Number: EJ445008
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-7259
Modelling a Suspension Bridge.
Rawlins, Phil
Mathematics in School, v20 n3 p2-5 May 1991
The quadratic function can be modeled in real life by a suspension bridge that supports a uniform weight. This activity uses concrete models and computer generated graphs to discover the mathematical model of the shape of the main cable of a suspension bridge. (MDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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