Extrapolation & Interpolation with Line Graphs

Instructions:

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This graph below shows the growth of an oak tree. The x axis represents days, and the y axis represents inches. Interpolate what happens on day 3.

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2. From the graph below, how many data points were collected?

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These practice assessments can help you test your understanding of what extrapolation and interpolation is and how to use each mathematical method. Practice problems explore the definitions of extrapolation and interpolation and will ask you to determine values on line graphs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test your ability to:

• Examine graphs to interpolate line points
• Identify extrapolation
• Define interpolate and extrapolate

Skills Practiced

Students will practice these comprehension skills:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related mathematics lesson
• Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as interpolate and extrapolate