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Growth and Decay Formulas

Published on 02/26/2004

Activity Overview

In this question set, students use exponential growth and decay functions to solve problems about compound interest, population growth, investments, and half-life. Solutions and explanations are provided for these problems.

Before the Activity

Download the attached LearningCheck™ file to students' calculators.

During the Activity

This LearningCheck™ appvar can be sent to your class using TI-Navigator.

After the Activity

Review student results:

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