The Rumor Problem
Ninth graders calculate the exponential equation based on the spread of a rumor. They investigate the attributes of the function using a spreadsheet, predict the growth of the equation, and apply the data to a real-life problem.
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Connecting Algebraic, Graphic and Numeric Representation
Cooperative learning groups present models that compare and contrast graphic and numeric representations of real-life problems in context. Learners are challenged to create and explain the data in tables and equations within the context...
8th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Graphs of Exponential Functions
What does an exponential pattern look like in real life? After viewing a video of the population growth of bacteria, learners use the real-life scenario to collect data and graph the result. Their conclusion should be a new type of graph...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Writing Exponential Functions Based on Data
Give your class a concrete example of exponential growth and decay using this hands-on activity. These Algebra II lessons allow for the exploration of exponential growth and decay models, as well as the discovery of the patterns of each....
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Linear and Exponential Functions
This comprehensive unit on linear and exponential functions provides numerous clearly-written worksheets. Topics include graphing linear equations, solving systems of equations algebraically and by graphing, identifying the domain and...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Making Money and Spreading the Flu!
Paper folding, flu spreading in a school, bacteria growth, and continuously compounded interest all provide excellent models to study exponential functions. This is a comprehensive resource that looks at many different aspects of these...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable