Understanding Logarithms and Exponents

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Objective

SWBAT operate fluently with exponents and logarithms as inverse functions.

Big Idea

Logarithms can seem foreign to students but are quite natural mathematically. Today we review logarithms for understanding by asking “Why?”.

Video Narrative - Lesson Overview

Warm-up and Homework Review

35 minutes
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Setting the Stage

5 minutes
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Investigation

15 minutes
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Closure + Homework

5 minutes
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