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Algebra I

(9 Units, 108 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Exponential Functions(13 Lessons)

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Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students compare the pattern of change of an exponential function to the rate of change in a linear function.

18 Resources

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18 Resources

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Explore the Rebound Height of A Ball

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:To compare an exponential decay function to an exponential growth function in the previous day's lesson from a table using the equation y=ab^x.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

11 Favorites

Arithmetic vs. Geometric Sequences

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Relate geometric sequences to exponential functions and arithmetic sequences to linear functions.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Linear, Exponential, or Quadratic?

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Model different situations for Linear, Exponential, and Quadratic Functions using a collaborative activity from the Mathematical Design Collaborative (MDC).

12 Resources

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12 Resources

6 Favorites

The Product Rule and the Power of Product Rule of Exponents

Algebra I

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Exponential Functions

Big Idea:To Expand! or Take the Shortcut! for an equivalent answer.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

21 Favorites

The Quotient Rule of Exponents and Negative Exponents

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:To use quotients to show why any expression to the Zero Power is 1! and to clear up the misconception of dividing the exponents instead of subtracting them.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

9 Favorites

The Power of the Power Rules in Exponential Expressions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Bringing it all together! Students make a decision on their plan to simplify, recognizing that the rules work if applied correctly, not necessarily in order.

18 Resources

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18 Resources

7 Favorites

Comparing Investments

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:To guide students in practice to develop meaning for each variable in either formula in order to make correct substitutions and evaluations.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

11 Favorites

Applications of Exponential Functions and Hot Cocoa!

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:The purpose of this lesson is to model an exponential function using temperature and how to apply Newton's Law of Cooling.

18 Resources

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18 Resources

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Graphing Exponential Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:In this lesson, the students should recognize how the vocabulary of graphing translates from a linear function to an exponential function.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

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Assessment: Presentation on Exponential Functions, Day 1 of 2

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students gain confidence by preparing presentations describing a given exponential function.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

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Assessment: Presentation on Exponential Functions Day 2 of 2

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:To be able to SHOW MASTERY in simplifying and rewriting exponential expressions with reasoning.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

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Scientific Notation Is An Exponential Expression

Algebra I

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:To Multiply! Divide! Add! or Subtract! , and how exponent laws apply to Scientific Notation.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

2 Favorites