Videos and lessons to help High School students learn how to distinguish between situations that can be modeled with linear functions and with exponential functions.

C. Recognize situations in which a quantity grows or decays by a constant percent rate per unit interval relative to another.

Common Core: HSF-LE.A.1

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Write the exponential growth function - F-LE.1

In this lesson, you will learn how to write the exponential growth function modeling a percent of increase situation by the percent of increase as a growth factor.

Write the exponential decay function - F-LE.1

In this lesson, you will learn how to write the exponential decay function modeling a percent of decrease situation by the percent of decrease as a growth factor.

Ex: Exponential Growth Function - Bacterial Growth

This video explains how to determine an exponential growth function from given information. Then it explains how to determine when a certain population will be reached.

Ex: Exponential Decay Function - Half Life.

This video explains how to determine an exponential decay function from given information. Then it explains how to determine when a certain level of decay will be reached and how to determine half-life.

Exponential Growth App (y=ab

This video explains how to determine an exponential function in the form y=a*b^t given the doubling time. The it determines a population after a given amount of time.

Ex: Exponential Growth Regression Model (Investment Account)

This video provides an example of how to perform exponential regression on the TI84 graphing calculator and answers a variety of related questions.

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