Comparing Rates of Growth

Unit 7: Functions
Lesson 8 of 11

Objective: SWBAT compare the rates of growth of an exponential and a linear function. SWBAT model functions using technology and work with large values of x.

Big Idea: Which company will make more profit? Students compare and contrast a linear growth model and an exponential growth model. They work with a variety of representations to determine when the two companies will have the same amount of money.

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Math, exponential growth, Algebra, Exponential growth functions, linear growth patterns, Algebra 1, function, Modeling Functions, explicit equations, recursive equations, function
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