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Graphing Exponential Functions

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Once you know how to graph y = b^x, the sky's the limit. Young mathematicians learn to graph basic exponential functions and identify key features, and then graph functions of the form f(x) = ab^(xh) + k from the function f(x) = b^x.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the resource to introduce graphing exponential functions
Classroom Considerations
  • Indicates the lesson will take three class periods, but it can easily be shortened to two
  • Learners should have previous experience making input-output tables to graph functions
  • Resource includes worksheets with blank coordinate grids
  • Includes an answer key
  • Only provides a warm-up for the first day
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