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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

  1. Credit Card Balance Transfer: Working with Financial Formulas
  2. DVD Player Sales: Working with Logarithms
  3. Government Employee Salaries: Working with Percentage Change
  4. Living Longer: Using Exponential Function Models
  5. Low Interest or Cash Back: Using Financial Formulas
  6. Shopping Center Planning: Looking at Exponential and Linear Models
  7. The Bank Pays You: Using Compound Interest
  8. The Bank Pays You #2: Using Compound Interest
  9. The Cost of Living: Working with Exponential Models
  10. 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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