HSA-SSE.B.3c

Use the properties of exponents to transform expressions for exponential functions. For example the expression 1.15t can be rewritten as (1.151/12)12t ≈ 1.01212t to reveal the approximate equivalent monthly interest rate if the annual rate is 15%.

 
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The Product Rule and the Power of Product Rule of Exponents

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
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To Expand! or Take the Shortcut! for an equivalent answer.

 
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Stretching Exponential Functions (and your mind)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
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Students’ algebraic skills are reinforced as they discover that some different transformations are actually equivalent.

 
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Laws of Exponents

Algebra II » Unit: Polynomials
Algebra II » Unit: Polynomials
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
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Error analysis helps students reinforce their understanding of the laws of exponents.

 
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Exponential Functions Test Review

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
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Students will work together and ask questions on their test review to prepare for tomorrow's unit test.

 
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Exponentials Functions Unit Test

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
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Students will demonstrate their learning of Exponential Functions in this formal assessment.

 
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Credit Cards Investigation: How is interest really calculated? (Day 3 of 4)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
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My balance is what?!? Students develop the compound interest formula completely on their own before applying it to real world problems.

 
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Credit Card Investigation: A Dastardly Scheme (Day 4 of 4)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
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There’s a new irrational number in town! Students explore the constant e in the context of continuously compounding interest.

 
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The Power of the Power Rules in Exponential Expressions

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
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Bringing it all together! Students make a decision on their plan to simplify, recognizing that the rules work if applied correctly, not necessarily in order.

 
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Properties of Exponents

Algebra II » Unit: Polynomials and Problem Solving
Algebra II » Unit: Polynomials and Problem Solving
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
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Identify and target your students' prior knowledge gaps in this introductory lesson.

 
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