How Serious is the Tumor?!😱☠️

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🔬Overview: The word tumor can make anyone uncomfortable. It definitely strikes a wave of emotions when mentioned after a physical. In this activity, I will go over various types of tumors with the help of power functions. A special equation used to show the growth of a tumor is the von Bertalanffy equation.

Relevant Section in the Book: 11.1✨

⌛️Before you blog: Be sure to complete the following steps before writing a blog post.

  • Log in to Desmos and complete the following Desmos activity. (Class code: W7WME)

On your blog: Please write a blog post explaining the concept of power functions and how this special power function; the Von Bertalanffy equation is used in other scenarios (like the change in a city population). Focus your blogs on one of the three kinds of functions represented; positive growth, negative growth or no growth to go with your scenario. How is one of the three functions you chose an example of the Von Bertalanffy equation? Can you include your take on Karl Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s theory? Do you find it useful why or why not?

  • Be sure to add the following tags to your blog post Shanelle’s Project, Final projetS, von Bertalanffy or Power Functions.
    Feel free to add additional tags!
  • Don’t forget to end the blog post with a question. What question can you configure about the von Bertalanffy equation?🔮💬