Friday, March 7, 2014

Rollercoaster project SUCCESS!

And (drum rolls), here are all the other rollercoaster projects! They are wonderful!

The basic requirements are that they must have 5 segments, and it must be smooth and continuous at all points. The leftmost and rightmost x values must match in their function and derivative values, in order to form a loop!


  1. hi! So these are terrific and I am kind of doing a similar project in my class as well. I however have no clue what to do. It would be great if you could help me! What materials were given to these students? I need guidance!

  2. Hi! Here is the handout I gave them: . Somewhere on the screen there should be a link to download the Word file.

    But, I took this from , so you can look there at the original instructions.

  3. none of the graphs are differentiable