Event Title

Session F-2: Making it Fit

Presenter Information

Micah FogelFollow

Session Number

F-2

Location

A155 NOTE: This is a 2 hour session.

Grade Level

Grade Level: 11-12

Start Date

25-2-2011 1:00 PM

End Date

24-2-2011 3:00 PM

Description

How can you tell if the data you have will fit on a straight line? Or a parabola? And how can you find the equation of that parabola (or even higher degree polynomial!) easily? Come learn about the technique of divided differences, a slick and fun way to answer both questions.

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Feb 25th, 1:00 PM Feb 24th, 3:00 PM

Session F-2: Making it Fit

A155 NOTE: This is a 2 hour session.

How can you tell if the data you have will fit on a straight line? Or a parabola? And how can you find the equation of that parabola (or even higher degree polynomial!) easily? Come learn about the technique of divided differences, a slick and fun way to answer both questions.