ERIC Number: EJ509104
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Physics from the News: Curve Fitting.
Bartlett, Albert A.
Physics Teacher, v32 n5 p278-81 May 1994
Attempts to determine, using estimations and current power-law relationships, whether a newspaper report concerning the statement that a single 40,000-kg truck does as much damage to the highway as 9,600 cars is true. Provides a mathematical and graphical possible solution. (MVL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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