## Exponential and Logarithmic Functions I

**"When am I ever going to use this?"**

It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. **Now you can answer the question!**

The Make It Real Learning Exponential and Logarithmic Functions I collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From *Credit Card Balance Transfer: Working with Financial Formulas* to *The Bank Pays You #2: Using Compound Interest*, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.

**Exponential and Logarithmic Functions I Activity Titles**

- Credit Card Balance Transfer: Working with Financial Formulas
- DVD Player Sales: Working with Logarithms
- Government Employee Salaries: Working with Percentage Change
- Living Longer: Using Exponential Function Models
- Low Interest or Cash Back: Using Financial Formulas
- Shopping Center Planning: Looking at Exponential and Linear Models
- The Bank Pays You: Using Compound Interest
- The Bank Pays You #2: Using Compound Interest
- The Cost of Living: Working with Exponential Models
- The Cost of Living #2: Working with Exponential Models

**Standards targeted:** Number and Operations, Algebra, Data Analysis and Probability

**Grade Levels:** 10, 11, 12, College

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