
05508017
j
2009a.00451
Mathews, Susann M.
Reed, Michelle K.
Using Fathom to solve the high dive problem.
Math. Teach. (Reston) 101, No. 7, 540544 (2008).
2008
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
EN
M50
U70
I20
R30
variables
graphical representations
physics
mechanics
iterative equations
quantities
mathematical applications
graph of a function
application software
mathematical software
computer as educational medium
problem solving
data analysis
Summary (NCTM eresources): The authors use Fathom software to break the High Dive problem into its component parts to make solving it easier for students. The Surfing Note provides a Web site where other Fathom materials (lessons, data sets, activities, and projects) can be obtained.