A.4.8.2 Flag Raising (Part 1)

A flag ceremony is held at a Fourth of July event. The height of the flag is a function of time. Here are some graphs that could each be a possible representation of the function. 1. a. For each graph assigned to you, explain what it tells us about the flag. b. Decide as a group which graph(s) appear to be most realistic and which ones least realistic.

2. Here is another graph that relates time and height. a. Can this graph represent the time and height of the flag? Explain your reasoning. b. Is this a graph of a function? Explain your reasoning.