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Ramp it Up

Published on 08/08/2010

Activity Overview

Students construct a graph of the natural logarithm function from its definition.

Key Steps

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    This lesson involves constructing the graph of the natural logarithm function from its definition. Students will start by using the definition of the natural logarithm function to relate the value of the function to the area under a curve.

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    Next, students will apply the natural logarithm function to help design a ramp for a construction company.

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    Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.