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Algebra Applications: Functions and Relations, Segment 1: Introduction.

Scientists use conic sections to map the trajectories of spacecraft in flight. The setting for this episode is a planned future flight to Mars. As the ship travels from Earth to Mars, parabolic, circular, and elliptical paths are explored. In the process students will learn the difference between a quadratic relation and a quadratic function.

This video includes a video transcript: https://www.media4math.com/library/video-transcript-algebra-applications-functions-and-relations-segment-1-introduction

Duration 2.03 minutes
Grade Range 6 - 9
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Functions and Relations
        • Applications of Functions and Relations
        • Conic Sections
        • Relations and Functions
Copyright Year 2011
Keywords algebra, functions, relations, conic sections, circles, parabola, hyperbolas, ellipses, space travel