HSA-SSE.B.4

Derive the formula for the sum of a finite geometric series (when the common ratio is not 1), and use the formula to solve problems. For example, calculate mortgage payments.★

 
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Exponential Models Day 1 of 2

Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Aarrghhh...Brains...Zombies...and Exponential Functions! Discover Exponential Functions in this Zombie themed Lesson.

 
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Investments, Loans, and Mortgages - Day 1 of 2

12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can geometric sequences help us solve problems involving financial mathematics?

 
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Investments, Loans, and Mortgages - Day 2 of 2

12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can geometric sequences help us solve problems involving financial mathematics?

 
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The Fractal Tree

12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The Fractal Tree provides a challenging investigation of sequences.

 
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Infinity and Beyond!

Algebra II » Unit: Algebraic Structure
Algebra II » Unit: Algebraic Structure
Merrie Rampy
Craigmont, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What's beyond infinity?! Explore infinite geometric sums to get a mathematical perspective of infinity.

 
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Formative Assessment Review: Sequences and Series

12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will review the topics from the first half of the unit.

 
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Geometric Sequences

12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
12th Grade Math » Unit: Sequences and Series
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Dive into some work with geometric sequences to gain understanding and prove a formula.

 
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Introduction to Sequences

Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Are sequences just patterns? No, there is so much more!

 
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Geometric Sequences and Series

Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students work to derive the formula for the sum of a finite geometric series.

 
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Mortgages and Geometric Series DAY #1

Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Mortgage’s made easy with knowledge of a geometric series!

 
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Arithmetic Sequences and Series

Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students grapple with real-life applications of Arithmetic Series.

 
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Investigating Infinite Geometric Series

Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The last several lessons have been highly practical and focused on real world application. This lesson further emphasizes mathematical questioning associated with behavior of infinite geometric series.

 
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Exponential Decay Functions

Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Let's get rid of some zombies! And do some graphing as well.

 
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Exponential Growth and Interest Day 1 of 2

Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Let's build an exponential model around something all kids are interested in... money.

 
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Sequences and Series Battleship!

Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Algebra II » Unit: Sequences and Series
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use their knowledge to compete in a "Battleship" style review!

 
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