Olympic Records
Students use the excellent, free software Geogebra to plot, then try and find a function to fit Olympic winning data for the men and women’s 100m, High Jump, Show jumping and men’s weightlifting from 1896 to the present. Who will predict most accurately the winning times for the Olympics? This is a great activity to develop students’ mathematical modelling: What are the limits of human physical abilities?


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Created: Jul 28, 2015

Updated: Aug 19, 2015

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