You are the world’s best driver and pilot for setting world speed records. Car, plane or boat – you’re the one who sets all the records. High end companies fly you all over the world to set records in their new equipment, and pay you big dollars if you succeed.
But behind the scenes, it takes a lot of preparation and calculation to make sure that you can perform the record attempt safely, and live to race another day.
Format: 9 page downloadable .PDF file (check out the image for an overview of the pages).
Contents: Tutorial, worksheet and worked solution.
Math Scenario 1: Quarter mile in Singapore
Math Scenario 2: Fighter jet test pilot
Real Life Example: Top Gear Bugatti Super Sport Speed Test