Mathematical Modeling and Social Awareness Activity for Grades 8 and above.

This activity was created for two purposes: as a genuine real-world mathematical analysis of data activity and to create social awareness of issues that are confronting many people in the United States.

Click here to go to the website that contains all the materials.  Obtain all the files for the TI-84, TI-84 CE, and TI-Nspire: student pdf’s, teacher pdf’s, 84 program, TI-Nspire document.
Click here to view a two-minute video from the New York Times explaining the opioid crisis.

The following is the Teacher’s Notes of the activity for the TI-84 and TI-84 CE. It is very similar to the activity for TI-Nspire.

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New data from 2016:

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