HSF-LE.A.1c

Recognize situations in which a quantity grows or decays by a constant percent rate per unit interval relative to another.

 
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Explore the Rebound Height of A Ball

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

To compare an exponential decay function to an exponential growth function in the previous day's lesson from a table using the equation y=ab^x.

 
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bouncing balls
   

Comparing and Contrasting Linear and Exponential Functions

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students compare linear and exponential functions, and, learn about actual and theoretical data.

 
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Sorting out the Change

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students identify the type of function (linear or exponential) which represents a situation & writes equations to model these situations.

 
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piggy bank
   

Creating and Interpreting Exponential Functions

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students work collaboratively to model different real world application of exponential functions!

 
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Linear, Exponential, or Quadratic?

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Model different situations for Linear, Exponential, and Quadratic Functions using a collaborative activity from the Mathematical Design Collaborative (MDC).

 
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linear quadratic or exponential
   

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
 
Big Idea:

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
 
Big Idea:

Students will demonstrate their learning of Exponential Functions in this formal assessment.

 
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exam
   

Review Lesson on Exponential Functions

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students work in groups to review key concepts to solidify their understanding and use of exponential functions!

 
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Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students model an expanding kitten population with functions!

 
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Comparing Investments: A Math Assessment Project Classroom Challenge

Algebra I » Unit: Everything is Relative: Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Everything is Relative: Linear Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students compare simple and compound interest problems as a backdrop for distinguishing between linear and exponential functions across representations!

 
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Linear and Exponential Functions Project

Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Show what you know. Students work on a poster project to show patterns of change in linear and exponential functions.

 
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functions project
   

Discrete and Continuous Functions

Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Is change happening continuously? Students compare and contrast discrete and continuous functions and build on their conceptual understanding of the domain of functions.

 
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discrete and continuous
   

Exploring a Geometric Sequence - Different Dots

Algebra I » Unit: Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences
Algebra I » Unit: Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Doubling Dots: Students explore a geometric sequence and try to show its growth using multiple representations.

 
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The Cost of Storing an MP3

12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Modeling With Exponential Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Modeling With Exponential Functions
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Once students understand a process of gathering, analyzing, presenting, and interpreting data, they'll be able to explore all sorts of new questions.

 
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nes console set
   

Equal Differences, Equal Factors

Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Is that function a sequence? Students learn how to differentiate between arithmetic and geometric sequences and linear and exponential functions.

 
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equal differences
Common Core Math
 
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