Try Using Quadratic Equations to Discuss Michael Jordan's Infamous Dunk: Hungry Techer

How can you use quadratic equations to discuss Michael Jordan's infamous dunk from the free throw line? Use Desmos and Hungry Teacher's lesson, Hang Time, to engage your students in some meaningful math problem solving activities.

http://hungryteacher.com/essential_grid/hang-time/
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Mathematical Domains: Functions
Standards: Grade Levels 9, 10, 11, 12: HSA.SSE.A.1, HSA.CED.A3, HSA.REI.B.4, HSF.IF.B.4, HSF.IF.B.5, HSF.IF.C.7
Topics: Modeling and Interpreting Real World Quadratic Functions, Systems of Equations
Grade Level(s): Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth
Duration: Approximately 1 to 2 hours
Resource: Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, PDF, Activities

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