## Sine WaveRunner

## Act 1

1. Who will win the race?

2. Write down a guess.

2. Write down a guess.

## Act 2

3. What information would be useful to figure this out?

4. Write down some questions you have in your head right now.

4. Write down some questions you have in your head right now.

Would you like to use this lesson for a class other than Calculus? Check out the blog post for other Act 2 information you can use.

## Act 3

## Sequel

5. What would happen if the Jet Ski was going 50 mph, and the course looked like this?

## Common Core StandardsHSF.TF.B.5
Choose trigonometric functions to model periodic phenomena with specified amplitude, frequency, and midline. 7.RP.A.2 Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities |
## TEKSPreCal 2(G)
graph functions, including exponential, logarithmic, sine, cosine, rational, polynomial, and power functions and their transformations, including af(x), f(x) + d, f(x - c), f(bx) for specific values of a, b, c, and d, in mathematical and real-world problems6.5(A) represent mathematical and real-world problems involving ratios and rates using scale factors, tables, graphs, and proportions |