Genuine math luminaries (and the curator) put hot
water in a beaker, and then put a Vernier temperature probe in the
water, setting it to record data every 6 seconds for an hour. Here
we have the data from each minute.
Time is the time in minutes.
Temperature is the temperature in degrees Celsius.
How does the temperature decrease?
What's the temperature of the room?
How can you use Fathom to figure this out elegantly?
When (if ever) will the temperature reach 30 degrees?
(data by Harold Asturias, Pam Beck, and Tim Erickson, June 2003)