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Precalculus: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Classroom ActivitiesDownload
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Comparing Exponential and Power Functions

Students will be able to use various graphical representations to determine which of two functions is greater for large values of x.
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Compound Interest

This lesson involves exploring the formula for compound interest as a function of the initial deposit, interest rate, and the number of pay periods per year.
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Exponential Dice

This lesson involves using a simulation to generate data that can be modeled by exponential growth and decay functions.
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How Cool It Is

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This lesson involves creating an exponential regression equation to model the temperature of water as it cools.
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Logarithmic Transformations of Data

This lesson involves three real-world data sets in which the relationship between each pair of variables is non-linear. Students will be asked to describe the original relationship between each pair of variables, and observe how each transformation is used to achieve a linear relationship.
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Slider Template Using Specific Values

In this activity, students will learn how to create a slider to control a variable on a graph.
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Transformations of Exponential Functions

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Students will explore the family of exponential functions of the form f(x) = c * b x+aand be able to describe the effect of each parameter on the graph of y = f(x).
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Transformations of Logarithmic Functions

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This lesson involves the family of logarithmic functions of the form f(x) = c*logb(x+a).
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