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Handout
Del Mar College

Quick Reference Card

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A neat and organized formula handout makes the circle go round, doesn't it? Full of higher algebra topics, formulas and rules, graphs and definitions—there is a way to support everyone in Algebra II or Pre-Calculus. 
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Lesson Plan
Mathalicious

XBOX Xpotential

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Touchdown! This is an exponentially insightful lesson that explores the growth of football games with different video game consoles. Class members discuss whether the increase of mergahertz can be described as linear or exponential. The...
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Assessment
Mt. San Antonio Collage

Test 2: Rationals, Exponentials, and Logarithms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Running out of logarithm questions in class? The nicely organized two-page worksheet provides practice in rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions. All the topics include graphing, solving, and finding domain and range. 
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Assessment
Mt. San Antonio Collage

Quiz 2: Types of Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a resource that provides the structure of an assessment with the convenience of a full answer key. The focus is on rational, exponential, and logarithm functions with a few questions on solving polynomials. 
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Handout
Mt. San Antonio Collage

Exponential Growth and Decay

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Start with the basics and move up the exponential ladder to master a variety of problem-solving and application problems. The problems are heavy on exponential growth and decay, compound interest, and natural log.  
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Handout
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Curated OER

Parent Functions Review Sheet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
No laundry or cooking dinner here: these parent functions are all about math. Every graph you could think of from basic linear functions to the hyperbolic arccotangent function are included. With 40 parent functions, the worksheet can be...
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Lesson Plan
Ahisma Summer Institute

The Power of One - Math in a Different Angle

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In this 2-day lesson focused on exponents, middle schoolers will cross the curriculum by engaging in science, history and language arts activities. Exponential growth will be explored using grains of rice on a chess board. Exponential...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Murder in the First Degree - The Death of Mr. Spud

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Secondary learners investigate exponential functions in a real-world scenario. They collect data on the temperature of a cooling baked potato, enter the data into lists, and graph the data using a scatter plot before finding an...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Making Money and Spreading the Flu!

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Paper folding, flu spreading in a school, bacteria growth, and continuously compounded interest all provide excellent models to study exponential functions. This is a comprehensive resource that looks at many different aspects of these...
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Lesson Plan
K20 Learn

Family Ties: Exploring Families OF Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
They say it runs in the family. Small groups use a card sorting activity to group graphs of functions into families. After grouping by families, the class develops conclusions for parent functions and create a graphic organizer.
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Worksheet
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Flipped Math

Unit 7 Review: Exponential Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a break from learning new information and take time to review. Scholars review the unit by completing some practice problems. They rewrite expressions using exponents, solve exponential equations, graph exponential functions,...
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Worksheet
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Flipped Math

Unit 8 Review: Functions

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Let's finish a functional review. Pupils work through 31 items to review the concepts learned in Unit 8. Scholars determine whether a mapping is a function and identify the domain and range. Using function notation, individuals then...
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Instructional Video19:38
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Flipped Math

Graphing Functions to Solve Equations

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Intersections become solutions. Scholars watch a video on using a graphing calculator to find the solution to an equation in one variable. While watching the presentation, pupils practice working some of the examples and compare their...
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Instructional Video16:36
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Flipped Math

Linear vs. Exponential

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Linear or exponential?. Learners watch an informative video comparing situations that may be modeled by either a linear or exponential relationship. Pupils determine the type of relationship and then create a function that models the...
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Instructional Video20:30
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Flipped Math

Exponential Decay

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
The values keep getting smaller—quickly! Pupils watch a video that contrasts exponential decay with exponential growth from the first lesson in the unit. Learners identify exponential functions that are decaying and create graphs of...
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Instructional Video22:34
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Flipped Math

Exponential Growth

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
They grow by leaps and bounds. Learners watch a quick review on function notation as they prepare to learn more about exponential growth. Using their knowledge from sequences, pupils find out whether a function is linear or exponential,...
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Assessment
EngageNY

End-of-Module 3 Assessment Task

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Let's see what the class learned! The last installment of the 23-part Pre-calculus module consists of nine assessment questions designed to measure a specific portion of a standard in the unit. Learners demonstrate their understanding of...
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Inverses of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Revisit the relationship between logarithms and exponentials. Learners review the notion of logarithms as the way to solve exponential equations in the 21st segment in a Pre-calculus series of 23. Pupils use the knowledge to prove that...
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Performance
Radford University

Regression Analysis Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Don't let your knowledge of regression analysis regress. Pupils take part in three activities to learn about regression curves. They research and collect data to predict how long it will take a basketball to hit the ground, find a...
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Unit Plan
Radford University

Are You Faster than Bacteria?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Just how fast does bacteria grow? Over the course of three lessons, pupils investigate exponential growth with the use of bacteria growth. During the lesson, bacteria from a cell phone is grown to make a connection to real life. Using...
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Unit Plan
Radford University

Feeding the World

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using technology, pupils find an exponential function to model the population growth of the US. With more information, learners derive the population growth formula for the world. Ultimately, they determine the amount of protein needed...
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Unit Plan
Radford University

Mathematical Modeling: Lessons 2-3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Not all functions are created equal. Pupils apply regression analysis using polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions to investigate the relationship between variables and to decide which function would be best to model the...
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Unit Plan
Radford University

Mathematical Modeling: Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Will more deer result in more big game licenses? Scholars first research data on the number of deer and the number of big game licenses in Virginia between 1990 to 2009. They apply polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic regression to...
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Unit Plan
Radford University

Function Family Fun

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's time for a family reunion—function families, that is. Pupils first review different types of parent functions. They then see how to apply transformations to graphs and learn how to select the most appropriate type of function to...