Rising Prices

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What will that cost in the future? The scenario provides pupils with a growth as a Consumer Price Index. Learners create functions for a given item to determine future prices and graph them. Class members then compare their functions to a fictional classmate's linear function.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals research the price of an item a year ago and today and calculate its rate of growth
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects the class knows the difference between linear and exponential growth
  • Scholars should be able to graph exponential equations
Pros

  • Answer key shows important calculations needed to reply to the questions
  • Document is in Word, so it's easy to adjust the scenario to be more timely
Cons

  • Prices and item of interest are dated