# Activities

• • • ##### Subject Area

• Math: Algebra I: Exponential Functions

• ##### Author 9-12
College

30 Minutes

• ##### Device
• TI-83 Plus Family
• TI-84 Plus
• TI-84 Plus Silver Edition

TI Connect™

• ##### Accessories

TI Connectivity Cable

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Solve Exponential Equation

#### Activity Overview

This StudyCards™ set begins with "what is an equation?" and continues to the meaning of solving an equation. The function approach is used to solve the equations. Use with Foundations for College Mathematics, ch. 6-3.

#### Before the Activity

Download the attached StudyCard file to students' calculators.

#### During the Activity

Use this StudyCards set to answer the question, "what is an equation?" and learn the meaning of solving an exponential equation. The function approach is used to solve the equations and the exponential function behaviors are needed to help answer some questions.

#### After the Activity

Review student results:

• As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
• Re-teach concepts as necessary