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Evaluating Logarithms on the TI-84 Plus

Activity Overview

Understand patterns, relations and functions.

Before the Activity

Provide each student with a copy of the attached .pdf document.

During the Activity

In this activity we will:

  • Use the register, table and graph to examine the relationship between y = 10x and y = log(10x).
  • Evaluate logs in the table and on the home screen.
  • Evaluate logs with base other than 10.
  • After the Activity

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