Reflection: Checks for Understanding Solving Analogous Equations - Section 1: Launch and Explore


Here you can see how one of my students mixed up one of the log properties (log(x^2) = 2logx) from yesterday. They incorrectly thought that log(x^2) is the same thing as (log x)^2. This was a good formative assessment for students and gave me great feedback. I never caught this the day before, but today's lesson gave me an opportunity to see some of their understanding of this topic.

  Checks for Understanding: Log Property Mix-Up
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Solving Analogous Equations

Unit 3: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Lesson 4 of 7

Objective: SWBAT solve equations that involve exponential expressions and logarithms.

Big Idea: Scaffold your students to solve complex logarithmic and exponential equations.

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