Student handout: Surfaces Intro

Problem-Solving 2023

An introduction to the use of the Raising Calculus surfaces.

Students have to match their surface with the appropriate contour map.

What students learn Students are gently introduced to the relationship between contour maps and surfaces.

Your surface represents the town of Granite Falls, a \(\hbox{10 km}\times\hbox{10 km}\) town located in Rock County, which measures \(\hbox{15.5 km}\times\hbox{21.5 km}\).

The state records office has mixed up its county maps. Find the map of Rock County, and determine the location of Granite Falls on this map.

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Raising Calculus team
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