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- HSA-SSE.B.3Choose and produce an equivalent form of an expression to reveal and explain properties of the quantity represented by the expression.*
- HSA-SSE.B.4Derive 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.★

Exponential Models Day 1 of 2

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

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

Investments, Loans, and Mortgages - Day 1 of 2

12th Grade Math

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Sequences and Series

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

The Fractal Tree

12th Grade Math

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Sequences and Series

Big Idea:The Fractal Tree provides a challenging investigation of sequences.

Investments, Loans, and Mortgages - Day 2 of 2

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Sequences and Series

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

Infinity and Beyond!

Algebra II

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Algebraic Structure

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

Formative Assessment Review: Sequences and Series

12th Grade Math

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Sequences and Series

Big Idea:Students will review the topics from the first half of the unit.

Geometric Sequences

12th Grade Math

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Sequences and Series

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

Introduction to Sequences

Algebra II

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Sequences and Series

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

Geometric Sequences and Series

Algebra II

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Sequences and Series

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

Arithmetic Sequences and Series

Algebra II

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Sequences and Series

Big Idea:Students grapple with real-life applications of Arithmetic Series.

Mortgages and Geometric Series DAY #1

Algebra II

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Sequences and Series

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

Investigating Infinite Geometric Series

Algebra II

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Sequences and Series

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.

Exponential Decay Functions

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

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

Exponential Growth and Interest Day 1 of 2

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

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

Sequences and Series Battleship!

Algebra II

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Sequences and Series

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

HSA-SSE.B.3

Choose and produce an equivalent form of an expression to reveal and explain properties of the quantity represented by the expression.*

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.★