Topic D opens with a hands-on simulation and modeling activity in which students gather data and apply the analysis of Lesson 22 in Topic C to model it with an exponential function (A-CED.2, F-LE.5). Students use logarithms to solve exponential equations analytically, and express the solution as a logarithm (F-LE.4). Students study the relationship between exponential growth and decay and geometric series (F-IF.3), and students must use properties of exponents to interpret expressions for exponential functions (F-IF.8b). Armed with a more thorough understanding of exponential functions and equations, students revisit the topic of Newton’s Law of Cooling that was introduced in Algebra I (F-BF.1b).
Algebra II Module 3, Topic D, Overview
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Common Core Learning Standards
|A.SSE.3.c||Use the properties of exponents to transform expressions for exponential functions. For example the...|
|A.CED.1||Create equations and inequalities in one variable and use them to solve problems. Include equations...|
|A.REI.11||Explain why the x-coordinates of the points where the graphs of the equations y = f(x) and y = g(x...|