Introduction to Exponential Functions - Rational Exponents

Unit 2: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
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Objective: Students will be able to extend the meaning (and rules) of exponents to include rational exponents. They will activate prior knowledge and applications of exponents from their introductory study in Algebra I.

Big Idea: This multi-faceted lesson creatively activates the students' prior knowledge of exponents in a fun and engaging way - it also includes a “far-out” example that leaves them with a hunger to learn “exponentially” more!

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Math, Algebra, 11th Grade
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