The purpose of this task is to give students practice constructing functions that represent a quantity of interest in a context, and then interpreting features of the function in the light of the context. It can be used as either an assessment or a teaching task.

### General Information

**Subject(s):**Mathematics

**Grade Level(s):**9, 10, 11, 12

**Suggested Technology:**Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Office

**Freely Available:**Yes

**Keywords:**The Canoe Trip Variation 1, rates, graphs, vertical asymptote, cpalms, icpalms, illustrativemathematics.org, illustrative mathematics, tasks, mathematics, math, Florida standards, resource, free, freely available, problems-based learning, student activities

**Instructional Component Type(s):**

**Problem-Solving Task**

**Resource Collection:**Illustrative Mathematics