That terrorist, The Mathematician, is at it again. Make sure that you cut the right coloured wires to save everyone!
This involves basic linear graphs, through more-complicated linear graphs to quadratics and non-linear graphs (cubics, reciprocals and exponentials).
My students seem to like this Defuse The Bomb concept, so as Simple Minds said in the eighties, 2 Unlimited in the nineties, and just about any artist since the millennium: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
KS3 Maths Curriculum Area
Find approximate solutions to contextual problems from given graphs of a variety of functions, including piece-wise linear, exponential and reciprocal graphs
Andy Lutwyche is a purveyor of mathematics and a producer of resources, more of which you can find on his TES shop. You can also follow him on Twitter at @andylutwyche.
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