 # Modeling an Invasive Species Population

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### New York State Common Core Math Module 3, Algebra I, Lessons 22

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Lesson 22 Student Outcomes

Students apply knowledge of exponential functions and transformations of functions to a contextual situation.

Lesson 22 Exit Ticket

1. For the equation found in Exercise 8, explain the parameters of the equation within the context of the problem.

2. Given each of the following, describe what features in the data or graph make it apparent that an exponential model would be more suitable than a linear model.
a. The table of data.
b. The scatterplot.
c. The average rates of change found in Exercise 6.

3. Use your equation from Exercise 8 to predict the number of lionfish sightings by year 2020. Is this prediction accurate? Explain.

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