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Problem Solving – Exponential Growth and Decay M&Ms Activity

Published on 10/20/2009

Activity Overview

Students record the number of M&Ms and determine the exponential equations of best fit. Students simulate growth by adding M&Ms and simulate decay by removing them.

Before the Activity

Read through the activity worksheet. Students require a copy of the worksheet and access to TI-Interactive!.

During the Activity

Complete the activity and record the results using Ti-Interactive!.

After the Activity

Analyse the data. Compare with the sample solutions provided. Discuss similarities and differences.