Day 12: Buggy Collision Challenge

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Yesterday, students took data for the “buggy highway” lab — for both fast and slow buggies, starting in different positions and traveling in opposite directions. However, they didn’t take the data simultaneously. When they graphed their data, they noticed the lines intersected:

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So based on the graph they already generated yesterday, it’s easy to predict where the buggies would collide if they were on the highway at the same time.

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About Frank Noschese

HS Physics Teacher constantly questioning my teaching.

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