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Outbreak!

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Students explore a geometric sequence related to an outbreak of the flu.
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Exploring Geometric Sequences

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Students graphically analyze geometric series using graphs and consider the effect of the value for the common ratio and first term using sliders.
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How Many? (Precalculus)

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Students will be presented a situation in which they must use linear programming to determine the optimum production level to maximize profits.
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All Systems Go!

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Students learn about inverse matrices in the context of encoding/decoding secret messages and then use inverse matrices to solve systems of equations.
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Infinite Geometric Series

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Students explore infinite geometric series. They will consider the effect of the value for the common ratio and determine whether an infinite geometric series converges or diverges.
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Inverses of Functions

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Students explore three ways to find the inverse of a function. First, students graph two scatter plots and find the line of reflection. Then, they will graph a line and use the x- and y-intercepts to create the graph of the inverse.
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Reduce It!

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Students write augmented matrices for systems of equations and then solve the system by writing the augmented matrix in reduced row-echelon form.
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