# Nuffield Free-Standing Mathematics Activity Cup of coffee

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Cup of coffeeHow long does the buzz from caffeinated drinks last?

Cup of coffeeThe amount of caffeine (mg) remaining in the body after t hours is measured from the time the caffeine level reached its peak value

Non-smoking adulttCoffeeTea01254511113929834387304772656922661197541784715942131038111134912308132671423615216161851716418144191332011321103229223822472

Which functions could be used to model these data sets?Caffeine remaining for a non-smoking adultHow could you find the parameters?

Reflect on your work

What types of functions did you use to model the data?Which method of finding parameters did you use? Do you think it was the most effective?How well did your models fit the data?Compare your models with those found by other students.Cup of coffeeWhich model gave the best fit?

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