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James Bialasik

Algebra I

Sweet Home Senior High School

Amherst, NY

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(9 Units, 149 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Exponential Functions(13 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Functions(18 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Linear Functions(19 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Systems of Equations(13 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Polynomial Expressions(18 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Modeling With Statistics(19 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Quadratic Functions(21 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Exponential Functions(13 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Extending Equations(13 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Understanding Equations(15 Lessons)

Getting Started: Investigating Exponents

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:This lesson provides a foundation for students to fluently work with geometric sequences and exponential growth.

17 Resources

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17 Resources

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Geometric Sequences

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:If you folded a large piece of paper 50 times its thickness would be about 77 million miles...why?

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Geometric Sequences and Exponential Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:This lesson uses pictures as a way to build a concrete understanding of exponential growth.

9 Resources

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9 Resources

9 Favorites

Zombies: Exploring Exponential Growth

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:By acting out exponential growth students will realize how quickly the dependent variable can increase in an exponential model.

15 Resources

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15 Resources

32 Favorites

More With Exponential Growth

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Percent increase over time is modeled by an exponential growth function.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

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Graphing Exponential Decay Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:This lesson helps to build understanding about percent decrease over time and how it can be modeled using an exponential function.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

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Effect of Changing b in f(x) = (b)^x

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:This investigation allows students to discover how the value of the base of an exponential function determines the appearance of that function.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Transforming Exponential Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:In this lesson, students will use an interactive calculator to explore transformations of functions.

13 Resources

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13 Resources

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Comparing Geometric and Arithmetic Sequences

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:The values in a table that represents a function can give insight into the type of function being represented.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Solving Equations Involving Exponents

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students will use standard A.REI.11 to solve exponential equations without using logarithms.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

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Comparing Linear and Exponential Functions Day 1

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Exponential and linear growth appear similar at first but exponential growth will eventually outpace linear growth.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

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Comparing Exponential and Linear Functions Day 2

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:This lesson is designed to show that an exponential functions growth will eventually exceed the growth of a linear function.

13 Resources

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13 Resources

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Modeling with Exponential Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:This lesson lets students use real world data to build an exponential growth model.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

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