Linear & Exponential Functions

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.

A. Prove that linear functions grow by equal differences over equal intervals, and that exponential functions grow by equal factors over equal intervals.

Common Core: HSF-LE.A.1

Related Topics:
Common Core (Functions)

Common Core for Mathematics

Prove that linear functions grow by equal differences over equal intervals - F-LE.1
In this lesson, you will learn to prove that linear functions grow by equal differences over equal intervals by showing algebraically that the difference does not depend on the particular x-coordinates involved.

Prove exponential functions grow by equal factors over equal intervals - F-LE.1
In this lesson, you will learn to prove exponential functions grow by equal factors over equal intervals by showing algebraically that the difference does not depend on the particular x-coordinates involved.

F.LE.1 - Distinguish between Linear and Exponential Functions.
Difference between linear and exponential functions.

Determine if a Table Represents a Linear or Exponential Function
This video explains how to determine if a function given as a table is a linear function, exponential function, or neither.
Identifying Linear vs Exponential Functions.